Two programmers from California have succesfully installed Windows XP on a Mac. The two Californian's responded to a challenge from Colin Nederkoorn of Houston, Texas in an online contest. Colin Nederkoon opened a challenged around January for anyone who can find a way to boot an Intel Mac with either Mac OS X or Windows XP. He collected donations for the prize money which accounted to around US$ 14,000. Nerderkoorn has posted the ingenious solution which passed the architectural difference caused by the EFI (Extensible Firmware Interface) of Mac systems.

More Information:
MacRumors:Guides - Booting Windows on the Mac
Daily Tech - XP on an Intel Mac Contest Won
Information Week - Mac Runs Both Windows XP, Mac OS X

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