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iMac installation Windows without Bootcamp

Hi,

i have an iMac and i did internet recover after formatting my partition. I do not have any OS on it now and people from apple say can do noting about it. The mac asks to load 10.7 that is not available on app store any more. My problem and issue now is that i do care only to have this run windows so is there a way, utility, image or any other way that i can an do?

Again, i do not care to have their software there or if i have to is there a way to make it work without 10.7? If yes how can i can i get the image and load and boot it?
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ChrisKarts
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strungCommented:
Here is how to download OS 10.7:

http://store.apple.com/us/product/D6106Z/A/os-x-lion
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ChrisKartsAuthor Commented:
How abou to download the new one 10.10 and also make mac to boot from there. I need  way to downloa dna make it boot na dinstall mac os.
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ChrisKartsAuthor Commented:
By the way also apple says this version 10.7 is not available any more on app store so i am not sure why this still shows there.
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Peter LoobuyckCommented:
You can order 10.6 from Apple. After you update to 10.6.6 or later you have the app store. Then you can install 10.10.

http://store.apple.com/us/product/MC573Z/A/mac-os-x-106-snow-leopard?
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strungCommented:
10.7 is not generally available, but if you read the link I posted you will see Apple will send you a special link to 10.7 if that is what your computer shipped with.
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ChrisKartsAuthor Commented:
ok when download and burn on a dvd how do i boot in mac there and install? should i do something with the partition? what keys i press to load image from dvd?
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ChrisKartsAuthor Commented:
ok i had to take it in to a apple service and they did 10.10 for me. I did boot camp and after format the usb as was said then drivers loaded. then asked me to load a media with windows and i did. A message about partitioning my usb come up and i had no option to say yes. Machine does not boot to windows via cd or even if i do the usb again and just drop the iso of windows in the usb either,

How to make this to work?
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strungCommented:
Try booting while holding down the option (alt) key to bring up the bootpicker. That should give you the choice to boot into Windows.
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ChrisKartsAuthor Commented:
This i did but does not load me windows from external usb dvd rw. i will try with a bootable usb. Any software to make a bootable usb for windows? also how to move the drivers needed for mac to the bootable usb
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serialbandCommented:
You can copy the ISO to your OSX disk, then just run BootCamp Assistant to create it for you.
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ChrisKartsAuthor Commented:
Nothing worked so i end up to apple service and modify the bootcamp to accept boot from usb. The models with superdrive they us that to do install it seems and as i was told. Since mine was broken only via usb i could do on new version of bootcamp.
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ChrisKartsAuthor Commented:
End up at Apple service center and they edit the boot camp so it worked. Seems not an easy thing to do if you do not know
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