How to Boot Into Windows Using Boot Camp

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With the release of new Mac computers with Intel processors, Mac users have the ability to install the Microsoft Windows operating system on their computer and boot into it through a utility called Boot Camp. Boot Camp is included with all new Macs that are running the latest version of the Mac OS X operating system, also known as Leopard. Here is a method to boot your computer directly to a Windows partition using Boot Camp.

Things You'll Need

  • Mac running OS X 10.5 or later
  • Windows partition installed
  • Log on to your computer with an account that has administrative privileges.

  • Open "System Preferences" by clicking on the dock icon.

  • Go to the "Startup Disk" control panel under the "System" category.

  • Select your Windows partition from the control panel window.

  • Click the "Restart" button, then confirm your decision by clicking "Restart" again. Your computer will restart and will automatically boot into your Windows partition.

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