Windows 7 on MacBook Pro M1

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Windows 7 on MacBook Pro M1

Post by Rafiek72 »

Can someone help me to create a Windows 7 64-bit VM on my MacBook Pro M1 (Ventura 13.4)?

When it just starts installation and when it reaches the Windows logo it hangs, then stops with an error. I tried different Windows ISO files, all resulted in the same problem.

are there any specific settings that need to be done?

Last edited by scottgus1 on 30. May 2023, 14:21, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Windows 7 on MacBook Pro M1

Post by scottgus1 »

Do not hijack other threads, create your own.

Please see M1/M2 Mac 7.0 Beta Status. The latest Windows OS that has been booted on an M1 is XP. More modern Windows OS's have not been reported successful yet.

There should be nothing extra to do in M1 Mac Virtualbox that isn't necessary in standard Intel Mac Virtualbox to install an OS. Do the usual steps, try the OS, see if it flies. ... -vm-wizard
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