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I have Apple iMac G5 + G5 iSight and i want to boot it from my windows xp bootable CD please tell me how to do that????.........

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No way to boot windows on G5. Only virtualization, but it's soooo slow...

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You will need an intel mac to use a xp boot disc.

or with virtual pc installed you can run windows 2000, not sure about xp though.

Posted on Sep 15, 2009

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The question mark usually relates to the computer not finding a system. Usually a bad hardrive. The beep at the beginning can be faulty RAM.
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1) remove all external , leaving only keyboard anf mouse.
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1) remove power cord to De-enegize system
2) plug power cord back and press power buttom insert Mac Osx Labeled Install CD ,Press Comand-C to boot from CD

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