Can u install XP without SP2 then upgrade it when installed?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by MetalFace, Mar 12, 2007.

  1. MetalFace macrumors member


    Mar 10, 2007
    via bootcamp of course.

    i have a XP disk but it has not got SP2 on it

    and i have a XP Pro evalutation trail disk with SP2 on it so if i install the XP via bootcamp then use SP2 of the evaluation disk will that errm work or should i fork out or try and find me a XP disk with SP2
  2. yellow Moderator emeritus


    Oct 21, 2003
    Portland, OR
    No you cannot.

    Google for "Slipstream XP SP2", and you'll find directions on how to make your own bootable XP SP2 disk.

    A Windows box and a licensed copy of XP is required for this process.
  3. MetalFace thread starter macrumors member


    Mar 10, 2007
    thanks :D

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