Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Far Cry 4 Game Available For Free With Purchase of 840 EVO SSD
UK Music Industry Wants New Tax on CD Copying
Samsung's DeepSort Sorting Engine Prevails In Benchmarks
Sony Plans E-Paper Watch: report
HP Reports Fiscal 2014 Full-Year and Fourth Quarter Results
Hitachi Wearable Device Monitors Brain Functions
Hitachi Technology Stores Digital Data In 100 Recording Layers, Data Can be Stored For 300 million Years
Sony To Provide Refunds To Users Over Misleading Ads For PlayStation Vita
Active Discussions
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
Made video, won't play back easily
New Features In Firefox 33
updated tests for dvd and cd burners
 Home > News > General Computing > Macs Do...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, April 05, 2006
Macs Do WinXP Too


Apple has released software that lets users run Microsoft's operating system on its computers that use Intel chips. Called Boot Camp the program lets Mac owners run both Apple's OSX and Microsft's Windows XP.

Boot Camp, which will be included in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, will be previewed in August at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference but is available for immediate download on Apple's Web site (trial version).

Apple said it had no plans to sell or support Windows but added that many Mac owners have said they want to run the operating system on their Intel-using machine.

"We think Boot Camp makes the Mac even more appealing to Windows users considering making the switch," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing in a statement.

With Boot Camp, Intel-based Mac users can choose between running Mac OS or Windows XP each time they reboot their system.

When Boot Camp is run it takes users through a series of steps that shows them how to split their hard drive so the two operating systems can sit side-by-side.

It also shows how to make a boot disk to install the Windows XP operating system.

When a machine with the two operating systems is turned on, Boot Camp gives them the option to start either OSX or Windows XP.

Basic requirements for an Intel-based Mac that can run Windows XP are: OSX version 10.4.6 or later, latest firmware updates, 10GB of hard disk space, blank recordable CD or DVD and a single disc edition of Windows XP Home or Professional.


Previous
Next
Philips Unveils Power Management Unit For Multimedia Devices        All News        European Alliance Seeking Changes in Copyright Levies
AOpen to Exit Notebook Market     General Computing News      European Alliance Seeking Changes in Copyright Levies

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Apple To Donate Part of App Sales Profit To Support Fight Against AIDS
Apple To Bundle Beats to iOS: report
Apple WatchKit Software Tools Now Available
UnionPay Payment Option Now Available For or Chinese Apple Customers
Samsung To Make Future Application Processors For Apple: report
Apple Downlpays Importance of "Masque Attack" To iOS Devices
Apple To Face Lawsuit Over Vanishing iPhone Text Messages
Apple May Change Flash NAND Used in New iPhones
WireLurker Malware Targets Apple Devices
Apple Becomes The Most Powerful Mobile Brand In China: survey
Christie's To Auction Original Apple Computer
Apple's Tim Cook Declares His Sexual Orientation

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .