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Mac OS X 10.5, Boot Camp: Black screen when booting from Windows XP install CD on iMac (Late 2006 24-inch)

  • Last Modified on: October 26, 2007
  • Article: 306790

Issue or symptom

Some iMac (Late 2006 24-inch) computers may display a black screen when booting from the Windows XP installer CD, instead of the standard blue installation screen. The computer will respond to the correct setup key presses and continue the installation even though the built-in display has no video.

Products affected

  • Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
  • Boot Camp
  • iMac (Late 2006 24-inch)

Solution

If you experience this issue, download and install the iMac MXM Update 1.0 update from Apple Support Downloads.

Important: Apple does not provide technical phone support for installing, using, or recovering Microsoft Windows. Support is available for using Boot Camp Setup Assistant, as well as installing or restoring Boot Camp software while booted into Windows. Support articles and discussions may also be available on Apple's support website.

Important: Information about products not manufactured by Apple is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute Apple's recommendation or endorsement. Please contact the vendor for additional information.

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