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I have a late 2010 MacBook Air. I need to install Windows 7 natively (like BootCamp), but I don't have a USB drive.

What are my options?

Update: I mean USB Flash Drive.

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USB flash drive –  0xSina Apr 23 '12 at 21:47
    
@ekaj Sorry I forgot that it's a MacBook Air. They don't have CD drives. –  slhck Apr 23 '12 at 22:24
    
I think an 8g flash drive is like 10 bucks now. –  ekaj Apr 23 '12 at 22:40
    
money isn't the issue, I can't leave my home right now and I need to install it by tonight :( –  0xSina Apr 23 '12 at 22:53
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Use RemoteDiskSharing to access the drive on another computer (even a PC).

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don't have access to another computer :( –  0xSina Apr 23 '12 at 22:04
    
Target Disk Mode would probably be easier.. But, he doesn't have access to another computer.. –  ekaj Apr 23 '12 at 22:40
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You dont have acces to another computer, you can't leave getting an USB drive, and you dont have an external DVD-Drive, as far as I know, the only thing you can do is to download Parallels.

You can use it for free for 14 days, so you can use it until you get your hands on a thumb drive.

Parallels is quite power and performance consuming, seeing as it runs Windows inside OSX, but I dont know why you need to use Windows, or how important it is.

Link: https://nct.parallels.com/fulfill/0285.011

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Also you can use Virtualbox (virtualbox.org), which is free for life and runs windows reasonably well (even with 3d acceleration in some older games if you are lucky) –  ZaB Apr 24 '12 at 7:41
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