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Take Control of Running Windows on a Mac by Joe Kissell

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Install Boot Camp Drivers

The VMware Tools package includes drivers for most of the Mac hardware that Windows will use when running in a virtual machine, with a few notable exceptions—particularly Apple's proprietary devices that use USB internally, including iSight cameras, Bluetooth transceivers, and the infrared port used for the Apple Remote. Drivers for these devices are available only from Apple, and only as part of the Boot Camp driver package (included on your Mac OS X Install DVD for Snow Leopard or Leopard—you can't download them separately).

So, if you want Windows applications to be able to access your iSight camera or Apple Remote directly, or if you want to use Bluetooth devices such as headsets or PDAs in Windows without going through ...

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