Boot Camp is Apple's solution for booting a Mac directly from Windows instead of Mac OS X. Snow Leopard's Boot Camp 3.0 added read-only support for access to the Mac partition from within Windows, enabling Windows users to copy files to the Boot Camp partition, but not the other way around.Previous versions of Boot Camp did not provide any access to the Mac partition.The update requires Boot Camp 3.1 to be installed, and works for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7.The new drivers are also reported to fix the problem of conflict between the trackpad Windows driver and the NVIDIA graphics driver that could cause crashes with Windows video applications.Windows users can now control how an Apple Cinema Display power button functions. These functions are included in the Boot Camp control panel.The update adds official support for the Apple USB Ethernet Adapter and Mac Book Air Super Drive.Boot Camp 3.2 also adds support for the ATI Radeon HD 5870 graphics card, which is used in the current Mac Pro and which Apple offers in an upgrade kit for Mac Pros going back to early 2009.Apple also issued a general "Boot Camp 3.2" release in November of last year.
(Mediafour's Mac Drive does provide read-write HFS drivers for Windows.) Boot Camp 3.0 also improves Windows drivers, particularly for trackpads in Mac notebooks.You can now use tap-to-click for a mouse click within Windows.If you've installed this update Apple has released Boot Camp 3.2, in versions for Windows 32 bit and Windows 64 bit, and update to the software for booting Macs with Windows.The update includes "critical bug fixes," though Apple doesn't specify which bugs.
There is also a new command-line feature that enables a system administrator to remotely change the startup disk setting for a Mac running Windows.Apple has issued "Boot Camp 3.2 Update for i Mac (early 2011)," which the company says "addresses issues with Japanese and Korean keyboards on early 2011 i Mac." Apple has released several other updates called "Boot Camp 3.2." Most recently, there was the "Boot Camp 3.2 Update for Mac Book Pro (early 2011)," which was also aimed at Japanese and Korean keyboards.