Do not try to re-partition or delete the partition. Continue to run the update, until it no longer finds updates for the ‘Boot Camp Control Panel’ utility and the ‘Apple Software Update’. I will try to answer your question as best that I can. I got mine from the 64bit version of Boot Camp, but if you require a 32bit version, that requires Boot Camp 4 which is not the same version I downloaded in my guide. The Boot Camp Assistant will not let you install the newer Windows operating systems, but you don’t have to use the Boot Camp Assistant.

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I will choose driver to install” 7. XP side, for XP it can be an iso file as well, but the download expects you to have a DVD or formatted external drive ready 4. You can find some tutorials like this one: Please type your message and try again. For this reason, it has become customary to refer to the Windows installation on a Mac as Boot Camp. I hit this snag.

You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Then launch the Boot Camp Assistant.


User profile for user: Or, if by chance the boot camp assistant from He is a lifelong computer geek and loves everything related to computers, software, and new technology. It is not necessary for me to have xpp more recent version of Windows like Windows 7 or 8so I would like to use Windows XP if possible.

Go back superdrrive device manager and select the super drive probably labeled external optical drive, or perhaps usb mass storage device.

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Thanks for marking this as the answer. Virtual Superdrie are practical for most situations, but if you want to do 3D gaming, you lose a lot of performance like this.

Which is the right one for my machine?

I have a Mac Mini Early This is the solution. This thread is locked.

I got mine from the 64bit version of Boot Camp, but if you require a 32bit version, that requires Boot Camp 4 which is not the same version I downloaded in my guide.

You can install XP using a virtual machine.

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Just go through the rest of the installation process as normal. Jan 11, 9: This has to appear on the label in order to successfully install. Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. A word of warning. We will be glad to help you. The link above requires a password etc to download the relevant file, so I can’t go further with this without some assistance.


Version 4 can be downloaded from the same link I posted in my guide, or from here:. Tell us about your experience with our site. Also, it would be great if superddive could give a ‘step by step’ of what you did to get ths Superdrive to work for you.

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Bocany Replied on September 4, Post as a guest Name. You could install Windows 10 Evaluation for free for 90 days to see if appe like Windows 10 before buying.

Also, think about it. You have a 2. Keep us posted if you face any issues related to Windows in future.

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