I installed a Windows XP on an iMac beside Mac OS X. When i start Windows XP it appears that it doesn't recognize devices like network card, sound card and video card as well as other devices. It cannot connect to the internet, so i am trying to download the device drivers from the Mac OS.

Is there any way to do that, any links where can I download the drivers necessary for Windows XP to recognize all devices?

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    Windows XP has not been supported under Boot Camp for several years now on recent hardware so depending on what Apple Hardware and version of (Mac) OS X you're running Windows XP may not be supported and therefore the directions from Sébastien Fulmer may/may not be applicable. If not the Windows XP Boot Camp Drivers might have to be downloaded directly from Apple's website under Downloads. That said next time you ask a question include your Apple Hardware information and what version of OS X you're running as it can make a difference in the answer to some questions. Especially like this. – user3439894 Jun 18 '15 at 22:19
  • With "beside OS X" you mean Bootcamp? Which OS X version are you running? – nohillside Jun 19 '15 at 9:04
  • Thanks @user3439894 My Apple hardware is an iMac (27-inch, Mid 2011), and the version of (Mac) is OS X Lion 10.7. Actually it is not Bootcamp, sorry i didn't mentioned that later, I am running each OS on a different partition, I tried Bootcamp but it doesn't work, I think I might try Windows 7 anyway. – Wassim Ayoub Jun 25 '15 at 15:12
  • @Wassim Ayoub, According to System requirements to install Windows on your Mac using Boot Camp the iMac (27-inch, Mid 2011) does not support Windows XP. Also since Windows XP is no longer supported with Security Updates for Consumer Users I'd strongly advise against even using it! Windows 7 is a better choice however it will probably be difficult to find a legitimate retail version and at a reasonable price. – user3439894 Jun 25 '15 at 15:18
  • Thanks @user3439894 i really appreciate!! your comments are very helpful – Wassim Ayoub Jun 25 '15 at 23:00

Plug in a USB drive that is formatted with FAT while on Mac OS and run Bootcamp Utility, then select the download Windows drivers option. Reboot back into Windows and run Bootcamp.exe/Setup.exe either from AutoPlay or manually.

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    You have to patch stock XP in order to read exFAT – Jaime Santa Cruz Jun 19 '15 at 0:17

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