No XP Drivers on Leopard Disc?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by maesy, Nov 29, 2007.

  1. macrumors newbie

    May 16, 2004
    I have just installed Windows XP Pro 32-bit using Boot Camp. This was done on a Mac mini, Core 2 Duo 2GHz running Leopard.
    It all worked fine, until I have to install the Windows drivers. I boot into Windows and insert the Leopard Install Disc. Nothing happens. I open the disc in "My Computer"... and Windows can't see any files at all. I've researched a little and some people have a similar issue when running "MacDrive"... but I'm not. This is a fresh install of Windows!
    Any ideas?
  2. macrumors 603


    Feb 2, 2007
    51.50024, -0.12662
    have you enabled autoplay in the control panel? try right clicking the disc and choose explore and double click on the autoplay file.
  3. macrumors 6502

    Sep 11, 2007
    What makes you think Apple would support another OS?:confused:
  4. Moderator


    Staff Member

    Oct 11, 2005
    The Black Country, England
    Is the disc a backup copy?

    Other people on here have had the same problem with backed up Leopard DVDs because the Mac can't see the Windows data on the disc when copying.
  5. macrumors regular

    Nov 19, 2007
    I had no problem to install XP SP2 on partitioned HD with Boot Camp. All I did is to follow direction, Leopard had all drivers. BTW it was OEM version of XP, that I got from local computer store with 2Gig RAM purchase. I needed RAM anyway.:)

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