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Hi everyone just recently bought a macbook, switching over from windows. But, like most people I will need to use some programs specific to windows so here comes my question. I have an iso image of windows xp pro sp2 saved on a ext hd and I was wondering if I can directly install that image file using either boot camp or vmware fusion. help would be much appreciated!
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use the disk you made the iso from.

if you don't have that disk, technically the iso is illegal and can't be discussed here.

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well, I go to college and downloaded it off the school website. I also have the registration key so it should be a valid copy.
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If you have the registration key from your school download, it's a legal copy.

Why not just burn the ISO to a CD and install it that way? It should install without a problem if it's a full (not upgrade) copy of XP Pro SP2.

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I believe that VMware Fusion allows the installation of an operating system from an iso...


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