21Contents3Boot Camp3Introduction4What You Need4If You’ve Already Used a Beta Version of Boot Camp5Upgrading Windows XP to Windows Vista5Installation Overview6Step 1: Run Boot Camp Assistant6Creating a Partition for Windows8Step 2: Install Windows9Selecting the Windows Partition10Formatting the Windows Partition11Setting Up Windows12Step 3: Install the Boot Camp Drivers for Windows13Starting Up Using Mac OS X or Windows13Setting the Default Operating System14Selecting an Operating System During Startup15Using Windows on Your Mac15Using an Apple Keyboard with Windows16Using the Function Keys on an Apple Keyboard16Right-Clicking16Scrolling with a Trackpad17Using an Apple Remote18Using Bluetooth Devices with Windows19Ejecting Discs19Setting Your Computer to Restart Automatically After a Power Failure19Using Third-Party Utilities20Removing Windows from Your Computer21Troubleshooting25Learning More, Support, and Feedback
31Boot CampRun Microsoft Windows on an Intel-based Mac computer.IntroductionBoot Camp enables you to install Windows on your Intel-based Mac computer, using a Microsoft Windows install disc that you provide. Windows is installed on its own partition. After installation, you can use either Windows or Mac OS X on your Mac computer. The Boot Camp Assistant application helps you create the Windows partition and restart your Mac using your Windows installation disc. Then you can follow these instructions to install Windows and install software drivers that enable Windows to work with your Mac hardware.Important: Before you use Boot Camp Assistant, print this document. It contains information you’ll need while installing Windows.NOTICE: Make sure to back up all of your data before using Boot Camp, and regularly back up data while using the software.
4What You NeedHere’s what you need to install and set up Windows on your Mac:ÂAn Intel-based Mac computer, with:Âa USB keyboard and mouse, or a built-in keyboard and trackpadÂMac OS X version 10.5 or later (the latest version of Mac OS X is strongly recommended)Âa built-in optical disc drive, or, if your computer doesn’t have a built-in optical drive, a compatible external optical drive For information on using your computer with an external optical drive, see the documentation that came with your computer.Âall firmware updates for your computerFor information about updating your computer’s system software and firmware, see page 21.ÂA Mac OS X Leopard installation disc, which can be either of the following:Âa Mac OS X Leopard disc (included with all purchased copies of Leopard)Âa Mac OS X Install Disc 1 (included with all Macs that have Leopard preinstalled)ÂAt least 10 GB of free space on the disk you’re installing onÂBoot Camp Assistant (located in /Applications/Utilities/)ÂWindows XP Home Edition or Professional with Service Pack 2 or later, or Windows Vista Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, or Ultimate