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I have Win-2000 pro can I use it? How? I want to be able to play games on my macbook (2.16, 2gig) without buying XP >_< When I try and use bootcamp its just stuck on the "detecting hardware" initial screen.
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Oh and Can I install ubuntu via bootcamp?
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No, it must be windows XP with Service Pack 2 slipstreamed onto the install. Sorry about that man!
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You can run Windows 2000 and Ubuntu in Parallels (at the same time if you want), but only WinXP SP2 can be run from Bootcamp.

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I have Win-2000 pro can I use it? How? I want to be able to play games on my macbook (2.16, 2gig) without buying XP >_< When I try and use bootcamp its just stuck on the "detecting hardware" initial screen.
No. Windows 2000 is not supported by Bootcamp.

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No, it must be windows XP with Service Pack 2 slipstreamed onto the install. Sorry about that man!
Not really. It does not have to be XP. It can be Windows XP Home/Pro SP2 or any Vista OS.
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