Install BootCamp 4.0 x64 on Santa Rosa Mac

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My MB is a Santa Rosa, and I’m annoyed that Apple doesn’t officially recognize that it supports Win7 64bit.

After some poking around, here’s how I got it to work.

  1. Download Bootcamp 4.0 Drivers, here’s a link on some Apple CDN for the .pkg file containing the drivers:
    http://bit.fosk.it/bootcamp40
  2. Open this file with 7Zip in Windows, (the old version 4.65 is advised, here’s a link to download the portable 7-Zip version 4.65) and go through a few layers to extract BootCampESD.pkg\Payload\Payload~\.\Library\Application Support\BootCamp\WindowsSupport.dmg\0.Apple_ISO
  3. Rename the file from 0.Apple_ISO to BootCamp4.iso
  4. Extract the iso with 7Zip to a folder.
  5. From the Windows start menu, search for “cmd”, and right-click to run as administrator.
  6. Navigate to the extracted folder, for example:
    E:
    cd "WindowsSupport\Drivers\Apple"
  7. From the prompt in that folder, run “msiexec /i BootCamp64.msi”

This worked for me, hope it helps you.

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