installing XP on an existing partition

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by wayfaerer, Nov 15, 2007.

  1. wayfaerer macrumors newbie

    Nov 15, 2007
    I had Vista installed previously (using Bootcamp on Tiger if it matters), but I just formatted that partition to install XP on it instead. Is there any way to tell bootcamp to install on that partition? The one button, idiotproof setup of the program is pretty frustrating.

    Or if not, can I merge the 2 partitions back together without losing the data on my Mac HD?

    I'm now on Leopard now

    please and thanks for help :)
  2. NAG macrumors 68030


    Aug 6, 2003
    Boot camp doesn't handle the installs. It just makes a partition and burns you a disk with drivers, for the most part.

    Just boot up the Windows XP install CD and install the partition that was Vista.

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