Partition Size

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by sdevine89, Aug 25, 2009.

  1. sdevine89 macrumors newbie

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    I want to install windows xp pro on my macbook pro 13" 4GB but would like to know what size to make the new partition

    cheers
     
  2. Hellhammer Moderator

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    32GB is the usual size but it really depends on how much do you need.
     
  3. sdevine89 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    well i will be using it quite alot for college and will have to install office pro on it aswell
     
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    I think 32GB is enough for that as well. If you need more, create FAT-32 partition with Disk Utility so both, OS X and Windows read and write in that.
     

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