How do I boot my Mac into Windows XP?

How do I boot my Mac into Windows XP?

OK! lets get started!

  1. hold down the ‘option’ key as your mac chimes on restart.
  2. wait until your boot options are display ( you will see the Macintosh HD disk, Windows HD disk, and the XP installation disk )
  3. using the arrow keys on the keyboard select the XP installation disk and hit enter.

Can you run Windows XP on a Mac?

If your MacBook is running OS X 10.7 “Lion” or later, or your Windows XP version doesn’t include Service Pack 2 or later, you must use virtualization to add Windows XP. However, Boot Camp is the only method of running Windows as a native OS on your Mac.

Can Mac OS X run Lion?

Apple formally notes that Mac OS X 10.7 “Lion” is compatible with “an Intel-based Mac with a Core 2 Duo, i3, i5, i7 or Xeon processor and [at least] 2 GB of RAM.” It needs to be running Mac OS X 10.6. 6 (or higher, 10.6. 8 is recommended) “Snow Leopard” as well.

How do I find Boot Camp Assistant on Mac?

Open Boot Camp Assistant, which is in the Utilities folder of your Applications folder. Then follow the onscreen instructions. If you’re asked to insert a USB drive, plug your USB flash drive into your Mac. Boot Camp Assistant will use it to create a bootable USB drive for Windows installation.

How do I download boot camp on Mac OS X?

Use the Boot Camp Assistant to download Boot Camp 5 (only available on OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.3 and later). Boot Camp 4 is available via Boot Camp Assistant for earlier versions of OS X (OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2 and earlier). Manually download Boot Camp 4 or Boot Camp 5 support software from Apple Support Downloads.

Can I install BootCamp support software 5 on Windows?

If you are referring to Boot Camp Assistant, OS X Lion includes the 4.0 version, but this doesn’t mean you can’t download the Boot Camp Support Software 5 and install it in Windows, as this has nothing to do with Boot Camp Assistant. Download the Boot Camp Support Software >

Which Windows version does my MacBook Pro support?

The Windows version that your MacBook supports depends on the MacBook Pro model you have. You can check in the link you included which Boot Camp version and which Windows versions your MacBook Pro supports. The Boot Camp drivers are installed in Windows, so you can download Boot Camp 5 drivers in Lion

How do I install Mac drivers on Windows XP?

With Windows, this is done by going to My Computer and right-clicking on the optical drive D: then selecting Eject. Slip in the Mac disk and everything should just automatically launch and start up. If not, look for and double click on the file Install Macintosh Drivers for Win XP.exe.