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Old Nov 9, 2009, 03:22 AM   #1
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Can you install windows XP on snow leopard?

Hey guys,
I know Windows XP is dated now, however, can it install on snow leopard? and if so, does anyone who a website with step by step instructions?

Thanks

Also, does snow leopard contain the necessary drivers for windows XP?
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Old Nov 9, 2009, 03:24 AM   #2
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You can use either bootcamp or a virtual machine. Bootcamp is free within Snow Leopard, so you only have to buy XP. Running a virtual machine will mean that you need to purchase some more software such as Vmware Fusion or Parallels.

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Old Nov 9, 2009, 03:26 AM   #3
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Yes, via Boot Camp.

Works on Mac OS X

Microsoft Office for Mac and Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents created on a Mac or PC
Windows XP and Vista using Boot Camp or third-party software
Access to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Virtually all email services and providers
Popular file types such as PDF, JPG, ZIP, MP3, PSD, and more
Digital cameras, printers, hard drives, mice, and keyboards with USB connections
Wi-Fi hotspots and Windows networks
Instant messaging with AIM, Google, MSN, Yahoo!, and more


from http://www.apple.com/macosx/compatibility/



Or even Parallels, VM Ware Fusion and Sun Virtual Box. But there a re already lot of threads about this here. Have a look around with MRoogle.
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Old Nov 9, 2009, 03:43 AM   #4
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thanks guys, after installing XP do I insert the snow leopard cd? Will it automatically add drivers and such?
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Yeap sure will.
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Old Nov 9, 2009, 05:13 AM   #6
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Yeap sure will.
wow thanks!!!!
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