10-19-2011, 03:12 AM #1
problem dual booting macbook with xp sp3
- Member Since
- Oct 19, 2011
- Macbook 3.1 (T7500) OSX 6.8 2.2Ghz 2.5GB 128gb SSD
I want to double boot my macbook.
bought a snow leopard install disk
bought a new Windows Professional SP3 off ebay (start up disk for a dell)
using boot camp assistant tried to install xp but it said disk
"disk error press any key to restart." no response from keyboard,
did a cold start on the windows disk, same results.
10-19-2011, 06:47 AM #2
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- Dec 22, 2006
- Texas, where else?
- 15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
You cannot use a Dell branded disc - or any other manufacturer's disc.
All of those discs have been modified to function only with certain hardware.
You will need a full retail copy of Windows or an OEM (for System Builders) copy.I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.
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