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Installing BIC Console software - Mac OS

Yes, you can install BIC Console Software on Mac OS (Kind of) - You need to download and install Windows 10 on your Mac OS (as Dual-boot)

Note - This option is not available for M1 powered units. For more information please contact us.

What you'll need before you install Windows 10 on your Mac

Before starting anything else, be sure you have a Mac that supports Windows 10. Straight from Apple, these are the compatible models:  

MacBook Pro (2012 and later)

MacBook Air (2012 and later)

MacBook (2015 and later)

iMac Pro (2017)

iMac (2012 and later)*

Mac mini (2012 and later)

Mac mini Server (Late 2012)

Mac Pro (Late 2013)

Make sure you have at least 64GB of free space on your hard drive for the Windows installation. During the installation process, you canset the Windows partition to whatever size you want, as long as the drive has enough storage.  Finally, update your Mac's OS to ensure there are no compatibility problems. You'll also want to perform a backup of your Mac in the (rare) case that something goes wrong.

How to download the Windows 10 ISO file

To start, we need to grab a Windows 10 ISO file from the Microsoft website. You can download it straight to your internal hard drive.

  1. Navigate to the Microsoft Windows 10 ISO download page.
  2. Click the dropdown menu below Select edition.
  3. Click Windows 10 in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update section. You can download the Creators Update through Windows once it is installed.
  4. Click Confirm.
  5. Click the dropdown menu below Select the product language.
  6. Click your language of choice.
  7. Click Confirm.
  8. Click 64-bit Download.
  9. Click Save. The ISO file will now be downloaded.

Once the file has finished downloading, continue on to the next set of steps.

How to install Windows 10 with Boot Camp

Once you've downloaded a Windows 10 ISO, you can complete the following steps.

  1. Launch Boot Camp Assistant from the Utilities folder in Applications.
  2. Click Continue. Boot Camp should automatically locate the ISO file on your system.
  3. Click and drag the slider in the partition section. It will be set to 48GB by default, but you can add as much storage as you want within the limits of the drive.
  4. Click Install. Windows support software will now be downloaded.
  5. Type your password.
  6. Click OK. Your Mac will restart and you will see the Windows 10 setup screen.
  7. Choose your language.
  8. Click Install Now.
  9. Type your product key or click I don't have a key. You can enter it after the installation.
  10. Click either Windows 10 Pro or Windows 10 Pro based on your preference.
  11. Click Next.
  12. Click Custom: Install Windows Only.
  13. Click Drive 0 Partition X: BOOTCAMP. Do not choose anything else.
  14. Click Next. Windows 10 will now be installed. Your Mac will restart several times during the process.
  15. Click Use Express Settings or Customize Your Installation when the Windows 10 setup screen appears. In this case, we use express settings, as all can be changed after the installation.
  16. Type a username. You can also add a password.
  17. Click Next.
  18. Choose to use or not to use Cortana.

Windows 10 will now boot fully, and you'll be able to use Windows normally.

How to install Boot Camp software on your Windows 10 partition

When Windows 10 loads for the first time on your Mac, a Boot Camp software installer will automatically pop up.

  1. Click Install.
  2. Click I accept the terms in the license agreement.
  3. Click Install.
  4. Click Finish when the installation is complete.

This is an important process, as it installs a bunch of drivers and software that will help make your Windows 10 experience as good as possible on your Mac.

How to install BIC Console Software

Please follow the steps below:

https://www.deeco.co.nz/support/bic-controllers-how-to-download-and-install-console-software

How to return to macOS from Windows 10

One of the best parts of Boot Camp is how easy it is to switch back and forth between operating systems.

  1. Click the Show hidden icons button in the Windows 10 taskbar.
  2. Click the Boot Camp button.
  3. Click Restart in OS X.

For more information or additional support, please contact us.

Images source: www.imore.com/how-install-windows-your-mac-boot-camp

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