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But the last step “Install Macintosh Drivers for Win XP.exe.” after window installation could not be successful because it said “this is for Winow 7”. There is an option in the installer to format to NTFS or FAT32. after learning the hard way, here's the correct procedure:1. simple solution: make bootcamp partition slightlz less than 32GB this gives the option to format it in FAT format using the windows installer. this contact form

I finally got this working with a different XP CD, but then while installing the drivers off of my 10.5 CD I get a ton of errors about files it can't disk drive and get Windows installed this way, or should I just reformat the HD and try to download Windows from an online source? Everything will be fine from here Cheers. View Public Profile Find More Posts by scaught Peysh Fresh-Faced Recruit Join Date:Oct 2007 Status: Offline Oct 30, 2007, 12:52 AM Same probleme as the OP here. https://kb.wisc.edu/helpdesk/page.php?id=6692

Glenn -----OTR/L, MOT, Tx View Public Profile Find More Posts by ghporter Turias Mac Elite Join Date:Nov 2003 Location:Minnesota Status: Offline May 18, 2008, 04:29 PM Use the Boot Camp Utility to delete the Windows partition, run Disk Utility to make sure nothing got messed up, (probably reboot just to be sure), and try again. Powered off and on multiple times since hten... She can download them from MS.

Glenn -----OTR/L, MOT, Tx View Public Profile Find More Posts by ghporter leonardojavaman Fresh-Faced Recruit Join Date:Jul 2008 Status: Offline Jul 31, 2008, 10:58 AM woo-hoo! I've reformatted the machine with OSX 10.5 on a Mac OS Extended (Journaled). I have tried myself but the system keeps “installing” Windows but always comes back to the same blue sreen called “Welcome to Windows Installation”.

After I follow the BC instructions and insert my Windows CD/DVD it ejects it and locks up the MacBook Pro.I am able to recover with the procedure above.Jim Helpful (0) Reply WELCOME! I haven’t tried this myself, but in research I found that it should work. over here DO NOT select to boot from the CD." But it doesn't.

So i guess I am not the only one with that problem. Hmmm. I've been caught by this more than once, usually when I'm called away from the process and lose track of whether I actually got it started or not. Thanks, Sparky Reply Report Md.Yaser- Oct 14, 2012 09:32AM Man!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yeah no kidding. http://www.mac-forums.com/showthread.php?t=152295 I know because I let it sit there for a while when I went out to lunch. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply DanielDMB, Jul 26, 2010 DanielDMB thread starter macrumors member Joined: Jul 25, 2010 #24 hypermog said: ↑ Are This happens, and it's a pain, but it's fairly simple to get sorted out.

Once the partitions are set up as you desire, click on “Partition” and keep your fingers crossed (there is a slight chance it’ll actually mangle everything on the disk. http://darrenmanning.com/disk-error/disk-error-or-no-system-disk.html So yeah, it's anything but a standard off-the-shelf CD. Can I use half-lap joint for table breadboard? To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Voch ( Last edited by Voch; Nov 3, 2007 at 11:52 PM. ) View Public Profile Find More Posts by Voch ghporter Administrator Join Date:Apr 2001 Thanks a lot in advance. I just got my XP installation after hitting snags by FORMAT FAT32 (quick) That way I can work with it in the Mac OS. http://darrenmanning.com/disk-error/disk-error-when-installing-windows-xp-on-mac.html You need to repartition that space and format it to NTFS by pressing C share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply DanielDMB, Jul 25,

However, after i got the disk error I tried rebooting and now i don't have any video or anything. This was to no avail, the winXP setup only sees one big C:/ partition instead of two (my OSX system and the Boot Camp one). The latest edition of bootcamp will not let you install XP only WIn7 and Vista so am a bit wary of upgrading my Mac OS X 10.6.

So I tried to find Boot Camp for Win XP.

Do not select "Leave the current file system intact (no changes)" or "Convert the partition to NTFS" or the installation may fail.Keywords:macintosh x 10.5 boot camp windows xp disk error apple After I do copy it I do get a disk error press any key to restart and nothing happens. Now you need to pick a partition formatting option. When I restarted after installing the macbook pro drivers from the leopard CD (in windows) my laptop screen's colors got all messed up.

Being a member gives you detailed monitoring of your requests. Three times! Choose a low resolution, no greater than 1024Xwhatever, choose any color depth, and "OK" your way out. his comment is here Once you're in, follow my instructions few posts up or click on the link I provided and that should get Windows installed correctly.

Quick Navigation Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Community Information Center News and Community Announcements I'm not a platform nazi. I had gone into Disk Utility, and Repaired the disk where I knew my Mac HD was, and I can see it now to choose for a destination. Since Boot Camp automatically creates the partition with the FAT32 format, I don't know how you can make that happen.

I'm going to grab a different XP CD from work and see if that makes any difference. and i either get the disk error msg... Being a member gives you additional options. I am freaking out!

And yes, you can navigate through it and find your data files from when you’re running Windows, but I’ll talk about that in another article! I hold the eject button and the XP installation cd will not eject. Useful Searches Recent Posts Options Please select a forum to jump to News and Article Discussion MacRumors.com News Discussion Mac Blog Discussion