[Tricks] How to Install and Run Windows 11 on Mac

Excitement to test drive for new OS software is a passion among Mac users. If you are Mac IT savvy and want to know what’s new in windows 11 then, it’s easy with a few simple clicks. The recent Windows 11 on Mac Laptop/Desktop is a super exciting experience for all Mac savvy. So, follow the path shown below and know how to Install and Run Windows 11 on Mac Laptop and Desktop with Yosemite or Mavericks OS.

Microsoft Windows 11 has officially authorized Parallels Desktop 10 for all types of technical previews.  Now it has been easier to download and install any Mac Software with some famous desktop virtualization software. They provided the best Method and easy steps will also you how you can install and run Windows 11 on Oracle VirtualBox (including Windows 10/8.1 and 7).

No doubt, Parallels is a top best quality desktop virtualization Software for Mac computers to run Windows and other operating systems. Parallels Software makes it easy to run Windows 11 on Mac Laptop/Desktop in a few simple clicks. As it’s authorized by Microsoft it will easily download the required official ISO from Windows Microsoft website to better perform internet connection.

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Steps to Install Windows 11 on Mac Yosemite Using Parallels Desktop 10 Software (We used Windows 10)

Step.1) Check the version of your Parallels Software. You must have the latest Parallels Desktop 10. It’s best if you have any other later versions of Parallels that support Windows features.

Step.2) Now, need to create a new VM(virtual machine) in your running Parallels. Then select the Microsoft provided Windows 10/11 Technical preview for details follow the image below.

New virtual machine with Windows 11

Step.3) On the next screen you will get three versions of Windows 10/11 select one of them. We recommend selecting the first one. Because the appropriate ISO will be downloaded by the Parallels desktop virtualization software for Mac-based on your selection.

Run windows 11 on Mac

Step.4) The 4’th step on your computer Screen will be Location Selection to save the Downloaded ISO file. Set your location or leave it for default.
Step.5) After selecting the location it will start the download process on the next screen. The download file size is around 5GB so, it’ll take some times.

Install and Run Windows 11 on Mac

Installing Windows 11 on Mac Laptop/Desktop

Step.6) After successfully completing the ISO download from the Microsoft site, it will automatically begin the installation. Windows 11/10 installation process is similar to earlier windows 8.1 and 8, nothing changed.
Make sure you have a Microsoft Account. If not then resister for Microsoft Account first. Because to log in to Windows 11/10 on Yosemite with Parallels Desktop you must have a Microsoft Account.

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Run Windows 11 on Mac Laptop and Desktop with Parallels

Step.8) The snapshot of working Windows 11/10 on Mac Laptop/Desktop, Parallels with Yosemite MacPro laptop is below.

Running Windows 11 on Parallels with Yosemite MacPro laptop

In case of already have a Windows 10 ISO file, you don’t need to follow the above process. You can normally create a new virtual machine, mount the ISO file to CD/DVD drive and install the OS.

Why is it Best to Use Parallels Desktop Software instead of Other?

I have tested successfully the installation of Windows 11 on a Mac Laptop/Desktop OS X with Oracle VirtualBox. But its overall performance including display quality is very bad. We are not posting any tips for windows 11 on VirtualBox because, till today it officially doesn’t support Windows 11. But it’s performance with previous windows 8.1 and earlier windows 7 was very poor.

Comparatively Oracle, Parallels handles Windows 11/10 is performing awesome on Apple hardware.

And the display performance and quality of Parallels handles Windows 10/11 is superb while running the guest Operating System in full screen size.

No chance to compare VirtualBox with Parallels 10. Because with parallels you can frequently use windows 11/10 on your Mac laptop or desktop in an easy way.

I suggest spending some money and buying the Parallels 11 or 10 Software.

The display quality is similar to running Windows 11/10 indigenously on an Apple laptop or looks like using Boot camp.

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