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After updating my firmware in my mini i decided to run bootcamp, but when i do i get the error message "you must have the latest firmware"

I have it downloaded with a few other updates that i did, and when i run the firmware updater it says that i have the latest version.

Anyone got any ideas.
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Did you install this update?

http://www.apple.com/support/downloa...update101.html
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Thanks very much that sorted it. I knew you guys would be able to help.

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Can I install windows to an external firewire/usb hard drive? When I start bootcamp it makes partitons on the inner hard drive of my macbook.
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Can I install windows to an external firewire/usb hard drive? When I start bootcamp it makes partitons on the inner hard drive of my macbook.
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Is there any way to make the OSX partition the default because it seems that every time i switch on my mini it boots into windows.
I only want to use windows on the odd occasion so this would be helpful.

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Is there any way to make the OSX partition the default because it seems that every time i switch on my mini it boots into windows.
I only want to use windows on the odd occasion so this would be helpful.

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Go into the Start Up disk utility in the control panel (XP) or system properties (OSX) and choose Macintosh HD and then press restart.
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Is there any way to make the OSX partition the default because it seems that every time i switch on my mini it boots into windows.
I only want to use windows on the odd occasion so this would be helpful.

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go to system preferences>startup disk, then click the folder with Mac OS X and close the window.
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