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Windows on a Xserve?

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Does anyone know if you can load Windows on an Apple Xserve Xeon?  I downloaded bootcamp 1.2 and after i install it it ask me to update my boot rom.  I cant seem to find it anywhere.  Any one have success on this?
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Hi,
You'll need to be using Boot Camp 1.3  download it here
http://www.apple.com/macosx/bootcamp/
Also you have the option of using
http://www.vmware.com/products/beta/fusion/
and here is a review of a guy using Parallels to get the job done
http://weblog.infoworld.com/enterprisemac/archives/2006/12/kill_two_window.html

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I just downloaded 1.3 with the same results.  I dont want to use vmware or parallels.  I need to use full processor power.
Can you tell us the following
Which Xserve?
What version OS X?
What version Boot Rom and SMC? (see here - http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303880 )
 

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Commented:
10.4.9 with all updates

Hardware:

    Hardware Overview:

      Machine Name: Xserve
      Machine Model: Xserve1,1
      Processor Name: Dual-Core Intel Xeon
      Processor Speed: 3 GHz
      Number Of Processors: 2
      Total Number Of Cores: 4
      L2 Cache (per processor): 4 MB
      Memory: 1 GB
      Bus Speed: 1.33 GHz
      Boot ROM Version: XS11.0080.B00
      SMC Version: 1.11f5
      LOM Revision: 1.2.1
     
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I hope it comes soon.  Thanks anyways.
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