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I have no cd's with the software for windows xp or windows vista is there anyway around this or anyway to create my own. i have dvd's. and i also have a pc with windows xp on it.
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No you will need new or OEM discs that have not been activated with Microsoft so looks like you need to spend a buck or two. Generic discs, such as Dell install discs, will not work either.

Also have a look at thisthreadt:-

just came home with MBP-bootcamp/ MS question
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Yeppers, looks like you're off to the store to purchase a copy of Windows if you want it.

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