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

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  1. MetalFace macrumors member

    MetalFace

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    #1
    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

    yellow

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    #2
    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

    MetalFace

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    thanks :D
     

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