Apple is an America company which manufactures electronic goods, computer OS, software and applications. Mac OS X is an operating system that was developed by Apple. Apart from Mac OS X, Apple is also popular for products such as iPhone, iPod and many more.
Basically Mac stands for Macintosh. Mac OS X is secure, powerful and yet easy to use with its customizable graphical user interface. Support for Windows Vista and Windows XP is available on Apple Mac OS X. You can run multiple OS even with Mac OS but before that you need to create a boot partition using the Boot Camp application. This software is developed to support multi boot on the machine. With the help of Boot Camp, we can install Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 in a multi-boot system and the option of booting different versions of Windows will be displayed at the start up boot menu.
The basic purpose of Boot Camp software on Mac machines is to enable multi boot with different versions of operating systems. While using the Boot Camp application, we have to make sure about the back up of the system as there is no guarantee about data loss during the installation of a multi-boot system.
Microsoft Windows 7 operating system also provides compatibility with the Boot Camp utility. You can easily install Windows 7 using Boot Camp so that you can have the latest Windows version in your multi-boot menu.
The latest version of Boot Camp software is Boot Camp 3.2. Along with the major advantages of the latest version of Boot Camp there are some disadvantages also. The advantages of the new version of Boot Camp include stability support to operating system, as it supports only the latest release of operating systems but you must have a working Internet connection during the installation so that the drivers regarding the machine can be updated directly via web support.
The major drawback of Boot Camp’s latest version release is withdrawal of support for Windows XP and Windows Vista. If you want to run Boot Camp from your Windows XP OS platform, the error code “0x80070005” will be shown. This is a technical error which means that the upgraded version of Boot Camp will not work with Windows XP as it is designed to run with Windows 7.