Running Windows on a Mac has not been an uncommon task since Boot Camp first launched on Macs in 2006. Boot Camp allowed users to dual boot macOS and Windows and run both operating systems on bare metal hardware. That changes with Apple Silicon.
Despite the fact that both Windows 10 and macOS are now running on ARM, Boot Camp won’t work with Apple’s M1 processor. Yes, you can still run Windows 10 under Apple Silicon, e.g. B. on the iMac with M1 power supply. But no, you can’t do it through Boot Camp. You need to use virtualization software.
What you will need
- A Mac with Apple Silicon. An Intel Mac will also work, but this guide is for ARM Macs.
- Parallels Desktop that you can Download here. There is a free trial, but you need a license. The home and student versions are $ 79.99, while the Pro and Business Editions have a subscription model for $ 99.99 per year.
- A Windows 10 on ARM image available here in the preview. These are really made to be in …