“Download could not continue” in Boot Camp Assistant


When using Boot Camp Assistant in Leopard (OS X 10.5) or Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6), you arrive at the stage to download Windows drivers and the below error message is received.

Download could not continue.
The Windows support software is not available.


You will need to install Windows drivers from your original Mac OS X installation CD. Boot Camp Assistant will no longer work for downloading drivers for anything earlier than Lion (OS X 10.7).

Quit Boot Camp Assistant and run it again. When you get to the “Select Tasks” stage, deselect the first check box.

Boot Camp Assistant Select Tasks
Deselect “Download the latest Windows support software from Apple”

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