How to install Windows 10 on your Mac

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macOS is getting better and better every time Apple releases new software updates. macOS High Sierra is not a significant upgrade over its predecessor, but it includes a lot of new things that are worth your time. However, there are reasons to still use Windows 10. Fortunately, you can install Windows 10 on your Mac without switching sides.

There is a simple way to install Windows 10 on your Mac, as all it takes is using Parallels Desktop 13, a smart virtual machine. This is a great software that allows you to run Windows 10 on your Mac without having to partition the hard drive.

In this guide, we are going to walk you through the steps on how to install Windows 10 on your Mac. Before we begin, make sure you now have the latest software update installed on your Mac and your Mac is compatible with Windows 10 (MacBook Air/Pro 2012 or later).

Assuming that you have met all of the above requirements. Let’s proceed with our step by step guide.

How to install Windows 10 on your Mac using Parallels Desktop 13

Step one: First off, you need to download Parallels Desktop 13 on your Mac (Parallels Desktop 13 is now charging $79, 99 per year and you can upgrade to the Pro edition for $49,99)

Step two: Once the download is complete, double-click on the ParallelsDesktop.dmg file to open the program

Step three: Next up, double click on Install from the new window, then hit Open and proceed with accepting the License Agreement

Step four: You will asked to enter admin name and password to proceed. Once you are done, you will get the option to download Windows 10 on your Mac (if you already have a copy of Windows 10 on your Mac, click on Skip button)

Step five: Head to the Apple menu, then click Parallels Desktop menu and select New from the drop-down menu

Step six: Select the copy of Windows 10 you have and then sign into your account. Once you are done, install Windows 10 on your Mac.

The process may take a while. Once done, you can enjoy Windows 10’s key features right on your Mac without having to buy a new laptop.

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