Can I install XP SP3 straight up via Boot Camp?

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I'm thinking about ordering an install CD for Windows XP Home Edition SP3. Would it be possible for me to do this, or should I order SP2? Apparently, Apple released an update for Boot Camp to enable SP3 installation, but that update can only be installed on a Windows installation after installing SP2. Bottomline: Can I install a SP3 CD onto my iMac, or do I install a SP2 CD first before installing the Boot Camp update, followed by a SP3 update? Thanks.
 

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Order XP SP 2 and install it via Boot Camp 2.0. After installation of XP you can download SP 3 from Microsoft and install it. That's what I did. No problems whatsoever.

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Order XP SP 3, download the upgrade to Boot Camp (2.1) and install Windows that way. This is what Apple recommends.

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