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Dual Booting Without Boot Camp?

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Is it possible to dual boot a XP with OS X 10.5.8 without using Boot Camp? When I boot to the XP Disk at start up, my computer is able to start the XP setup, but I don't want to mess anything up. Is that the right thing to do? When/How/Where do i partition? help?
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All the info you need should be here.
Apple - Support - Boot Camp

While in OSX go to: App.>Utilities> Boot Camp Assistant

Others ways to have multiple OS on your mac would be; Parallels or VMware Fusion. But BootCamp is free (besides cost of the OS)

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Dual booting will require the latter of the above, and Parallels latest version gives you that option, with bootcamp, which it didn't in the past.
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