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Images: Installing Windows on a Mac with Boot Camp

A look at the application that lets Intel-based Macs natively run Windows XP.
By Bill Detwiler, Contributor
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Welcome window

Apple Computer has released a public beta version of Boot Camp, software that lets Intel-based Macs natively run Windows XP. The Boot Camp Assistant welcome window is shown here.

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System requirements

A larger Boot Camp Assistant welcome window with system requirements.

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Select destination

Here, consumers are prompted to select a destination for installing the Boot Camp application.

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Partition for XP

Creating a partition for XP. The default is only 5GB for XP, but you can slide it it back and forth and give XP more room.

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Insert your CD

This screen asks you to insert your XP Home or Pro CD and--drum roll please--start installing Windows.

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Gray screen

A gray screen with Mac OS and Windows options in the middle.

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Black screen

A new sight: a black Windows start screen on the iMac.

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Windows XP wallpaper

Windows XP Bliss wallpaper on iMac.

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