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Is it possible to install Windows 7 on Mac from a USB stick, using Boot Camp? (it's so much faster than the usual CD/DVD install)

And the second question is: during the installation process (as described here: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3986) I have to insert the SN install DVD. The problem is that I only have .dmg, so my question is: can I just use that instead of the DVD?

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With the advent of Macs that have no optical drive, there's more information on this now:

http://howto.cnet.com/8301-11310_39-20020513-285/install-win-7-on-macbook-air-from-a-usb-drive/

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Here are two guides on installing Win7 onto a USB.

As for your bootcamp problem I'm not to sure on that.

What you could do is try and install on a VM first. Then from there install Windows7 onto USB and then use that instead of a CD or .ding file.

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Not exactly what I'm looking for. I need to install it from USB on a Mac, via Boot Camp. –  Alex Aug 29 '10 at 16:48

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