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How to setup 2017 15" MacBook Pro w/ Razer Core V2 + GTX 1080 FE? (I am stuck)
 

How to setup 2017 15" MacBook Pro w/ Razer Core V2 + GTX 1080 FE? (I am stuck)  

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D3monw3st
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Hello,

 

My brother has a 15" MacBook Pro 2017 with a Razer Core v2 and an Nvidia GTX 1080 FE. When I ran it on my 2019 Macbook Pro 15" on Build 1903 it worked flawlessly, but when I installed it on his computer nothing worked. So many issues from blue screens to black screens - nothing worked. How can I get the set up to work on his laptop? 

 

Thank you!

 

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itsage
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Windows 10 1903 may have an issue with 2017 MacBook Pro. I had a non-resolved boot-loop when I ran Win10 1903 on my 2017 13" MBP. Try 1809 version to see if it works better. This Boot Camp setup guide should definitely work for it.

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D3monw3st
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@itsage

Oh okay, with the 1809 though would I have to do a bunch of extra stuff in the guide or plug it in and Windows will auto install like how my 2019 MacBook was?

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