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Bootcamp 5.0.0 on Windows XP Home

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Does Mountain Lion's bootcamp (ver 5.0.0) support Windows XP Home? If not, can I run Windows XP Home after installing VMware Fusion 5?

iMac, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • William Lloyd Level 6 Level 6 (19,205 points)
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    Feb 6, 2013 5:24 PM (in response to putservice1st)

    No.  Boot Camp requires Windows 7, and I believe the 64 bit version at that.

     

    VMware Fusion does support Windows XP.  It's possible Windows XP home could be a problem because I think Microsoft limits the licensing of XP Home and may prohibit use in a virtual machine.  I can't answer Microsoft Licensing questions

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