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I'm in an odd situation. I removed my superdrive in favour of a second hard drive and would now like to use bootcamp.

Does anyone have a process for installing Windows 8 with Bootcamp but without the DVD copy & reader?

(I already have the ISO)

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Good question -- I had this issue before with the release preview and eventually gave up. –  willmel Oct 31 '12 at 22:39

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You should be able to install rEFIt and use it to boot the MacBook to a bootable flash drive with the windows 8 installer.

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SLaks answer works. However, I also found a way to do without the flash drive:

http://huguesval.com/blog/2012/02/installing-windows-7-on-a-mac-without-superdrive-with-virtualbox/

It's slightly more complicated.

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