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I ran the bootcamp assistant on my new iMac and installed Windows 7.
When I now load it, it cannot find any drivers and furthermore it cant see the ethernet cable plugged into.  It is also rediculously slow despite being an i7 top spec iMac.  Maybe this is because of the lack of drivers?

1.  So how do I get going with windows 7 without the drivers?  Apple support said they dont support Windows installation so could offer no help at all.

2. Also what is the purpose of the CD that was burned by the iMac when it had to download some files from the internet.  Not sure of the purpose of this cd which has never been asked for during the installation of win 7.
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Boot into Windows and insert the CD that came with your Mac. It has the drivers on it:

http://www.apple.com/support/bootcamp/
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My iMac is the latest one with Lion, and they dont come with CDs/DVDs.
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Did you read these installation instructions:  http://manuals.info.apple.com/en_US/boot_camp_install-setup_10.7.pdf
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Read Step 4 at page 8 of the PDF in my previous link. It will tell you how to use the CD you burned to install the Windows drivers.
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ok will take a look, thanks.  How do i login to the mac as administrator?
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Just log in normally. The default account will be an admin account.
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I'm doing this after owning the mac for a few weeks so there are a few users
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Open the Users prefs panel and see which users are shown as admin users.
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