Update: Apple Boot Camp Software Boots Windows On Macs
Apple on Wednesday introduced Boot Camp, a program to allow Windows XP to run on an Intel-based Macintosh.Apple on Wednesday introduced Boot Camp, a program to allow Windows XP to run on an Intel-based Macintosh. Although Windows has already been successfully booted on several Macs, the software is Apples acknowledgement that customers are interested in dual-booting the Apple OS as well as Windows XP on its new Intel-powered Macs. Boot Camp will also be a feature of "Leopard," Apples next major release of its OS X operating system that will be previewed at the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference this August.
The public beta of Boot Camp is available immediately as an 83-Mbyte download at Apples Boot Camp web site, and is "preview software licensed" for use on a trial basis for an undisclosed, limited time.