bootcamp will not work?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by geordiejohn, Oct 31, 2008.

  1. geordiejohn macrumors member

    Jun 28, 2008
    hello when i try to partition the hardrive using bootcamp it says that it cannot partition,any ideas how i can use windows xp as well as using the mac please?
    i have got the minimac 80 gb 10.5.3 with leapard
    thank you
  2. ergdegdeg Moderator emeritus


    Oct 13, 2007
    If it says that some files cannot be moved, you might just want to backup with Time Machine, then use the OS discs to erase the HD and then restore from your TM backup.
  3. geordiejohn thread starter macrumors member

    Jun 28, 2008
    it did ask me to verify the files which i did and i did a repair,but when i tried to partiton it said the same thing-it cannot partition the drive,i had set it up to use 5 gb of hard drive

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