How many flavors of Windows can Boot Camp boot?

Scott McNulty
S. McNulty|04.13.06

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Scott McNulty
April 13, 2006 1:30 PM
How many flavors of Windows can Boot Camp boot?
How many flavors of Windows can Boot Camp boot?
We all know that Boot Camp only officially supports Windows XP, but there is a whole host of Windows flavors that one might want to load up on your Mac. Why limit us to Windows XP (other than it makes it easier to support, which Apple isn't doing anyway)?

I imagine it has something to do with the fact that Windows XP is the most boring OS that Microsoft is currently shipping. It has been around forever, and it  just isn't sexy.

Lucky some folks have gotten other versions of Windows running on their Intel Macs. The list includes Vista (natch), Windows 2003 (my personal favorite Windows variant), Windows Media Center Edition, and Windows Tablet Edition.

So, when is someone going to get Microsoft Bob working on a MacBook Pro? The first person to do it will get a $20 iTunes gift card from yours truly (of course I don't even know if this is possible, but that's why it is fun!).
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