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I've installed Windows 8 on a 2nd partition on my MacBook.

Now I would like to install the BootCamp drivers from Apple, so that my hardware will work correctly.

However when I try to run Setup, I get the following error:

Installation Error

Boot Camp x64 is unsupported on this computer model

Is there any way to get around this?

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You need to modify the MSI (Microsoft Installer Package) to make it run on Windows 8.

Do the following:

  1. Download and install Orca for Windows 8.

  2. Run Orca, click File > Open, browse to your BootCamp\Drivers\Apple folder and choose BootCamp64.msi.

  3. Click LaunchCondition on the left-hand list.

  4. Select all the rows then click Edit > Cut Rows.

  5. Save the file and quit Orca.

Now you should be able to run Setup.exe (in the BootCamp root folder).


Source: This humorous forum post.

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