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Old 23rd March 2006, 05:03 PM
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Default Windows 2000?

I abhor WinXP and have no need for it. Any possibility of getting Win2k to install using the same mechanisms? Or am I stuck having to use XP on a MacIntel?
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Old 27th March 2006, 06:08 PM
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Why? Is it the interface? If so, enable the Windows Classic theme. Is it stability? With SP2, XP is at least as stable as 2000. Performance? Disable eye-candy. I can't see a compelling reason to like 2000 over XP SP2, though I am interested as to your take on it (maybe you can convince me).

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Old 27th March 2006, 09:54 PM
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for me it would be because the only windows cd i own is win 2000 professional w/ sp2 and im not really interested in buying xp for $199 at staples just so i could experiment w/ running it on a macbook
Im also just more familiar with win2k. In virtual pc, the os that runs the best is 2000
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Old 30th March 2006, 01:31 AM
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Default win2000 pro

I too am interestd in installing win2000 pro. I have an cd that came with an old dell and don't want to pay $299 for xp pro.
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Old 13th May 2007, 09:10 AM
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It's doable, but you need to make a new CD that uses the NTDETECT.COM from Windows XP and press F5 at the press F6 for 3rd party RAID driver or whatever
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Old 10th August 2007, 01:56 PM
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Won't Win2000 work in Parallels or BootCamp. Why don't install it like this if you dislike XP?
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