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Take Control of Running Windows on a Mac by Joe Kissell

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Prepare Your Computer

As always, you must assemble certain ingredients and configure your computer properly before getting down to business. Follow these steps:

  1. Boot into Windows (any version). This can be a copy running on a PC, via Boot Camp, or in a Parallels, Fusion, or other virtual machine. The copy of Windows you use for creating a slipstream CD does not have to include Service Pack 2 or later.

  2. Obtain a copy of the latest service pack (SP3 as of early 2009). You can do this in either of two ways:

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