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    Installing Guest OS in Parallels
    i just switched to mac, and i don't know how to install windows in parallels... I have the CD w/ SP2, and it worked on boot camp... when i start the VM a screen tells me to hold the power button to restart, but after restart nothing happens...what am i doing wong??

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    i've done this...but still the "restart computer" screen shows up...

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    Guardian
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    Are you turning the power off to your machine or to the virtual machine?

    I believe you tell your virtual machine to restart, with the xp cd in your drive.

    Hope that helps

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    but when this restart screen shows up everything freezes...not like an error, but as if it was programmed to...

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    I have been trying to install Win Xp into Parallels all weekend, and I am running into the exact same problem. Does anyone know what we are doing wrong? Please help!

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    anyone?? please...

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    ok...i've found the problem... is something like a kernell error...dunno...but the solution is this RC2 from parallels

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