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Old Jan 28, 2013, 03:00 PM   #26
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Yes - according to Apple, XP isn't supported in Bootcamp. There - it's now been said for the 3rd or 4th time.
So is that why the bootcamp partition doesn't show up when XP reboots to install?
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 07:22 PM   #27
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If you want to play games then you really need to use Bootcamp. Bootcamp will let you install Windows on a portion of your internal drive, you don't need an external.

The alternative to Bootcamp is to use Virtual Machine software, like Parallels or Fusion, but virtual machines are really not going to give you good game performance.
What if i wanted to use Microsoft Office? What would be better, bootcamp or Parallels 8?
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What if i wanted to use Microsoft Office? What would be better, bootcamp or Parallels 8?
Either will work.
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What if i wanted to use Microsoft Office? What would be better, bootcamp or Parallels 8?
I would recommend Parallels in that case, that way you don't have to reboot just to use Office.
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