Windows 2000 running from USB stick, need done by monday

I looked over google for this, but i dont get any of it. The idea is: My school have the best Web-Filtering system, SWGfL, and have RM connect, and the IT guys installed Win XP on all the PC's, by USB stick, which i figured when the PC wouldnt boot with my memory stick in. Knowing this hack, i want to know how to install Windows 2000 onto my 1 gig USB stick and have it boot on any USB-boot enabled PC. No one suggest linux, cause its obvious im running linux and i would get banned from the school PC's for a bit, or an Afterschool at the least, and because my account on the schools lets me change my background picture (My pics: Right click, Set desktop.....) and i seem to be one of the only ones that can, and because the high contrast lets you choose win classic for a theme (cause they disabled the display control). All in short...... I want Win 2000 to boot from my USB stick, let me change the background, and have it run on my school PC's. NO LINUX!! I have a sort of grudge against it aswell as the fact my ICT teacher saw me use Ubuntu once and said "Youre only allowed to use Windows on theese pc's" He never said which one. BTW: Everyone knows i can change my BG, even our schools admin, and they know i like having the theme as windows classic. And i need this USB windows ready by Monday, my deadline.............please dont read and not respond, and dont link me to pages you find off google, they dont make sense to me.

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ultimatesx9 (author) 8 years ago
Forget it. You probably can, but i settled on making a ubuntu stick. It worked, almost, the desktop never loaded. And on top of that, i managed to screw one of the schools computer by using ubuntu......
gmjhowe8 years ago
Although you might manage to boot up, the web access is blocked at server level in most cases. So if the it guys have done their jobs right, then no matter what OS your running, the request for the website will be blocked. I would suggest a series of proxies, however, they could have a block on everything thats labelled as a proxy.
ultimatesx9 (author)  gmjhowe8 years ago
Accutly, one pc i know of in school is connected to the same network, same sever and everything, but cause it doesnt have RM and that, you can do everything on there, run apps, ulfiltered, but its been baned from using now. But also, i could use programs on Win 2K (where as i cant on Win XP at the school) called ultrasurf and avoid the filtering if it still was filtered, which it shouldnt be.
Yeah, some of the machines, especially the ones admins might use, could be logged in to by pass the web blocks.
110100101108 years ago
there is some stuff in http://winbuilder.net/ of which vistaPE seems to be the most advanced

windows 2000 does not look exactly like windows XP. there are some minor differences like the windows icon on the start menu / fonts / colors and tints / 1px size change here and there. if someone really wants to distinguish 2000 and xp he can in a second by looking into your monitor from distance

maybe linux with good windows theme is sufficient ?
ultimatesx9 (author)  110100101108 years ago
No, but people in my class know a way to get XP looking like 2000 since high contrast does that, but i use it all the time, to them it wouldnt be any different look wise.
i mean that XP in traditional style (the setting with right click on the desktop) is still noticably different than 2000
ultimatesx9 (author)  110100101108 years ago
All i need is it on a USB stick, every one knows about the High contrast and me being able to change backgrounds on my account *Which is why they ask me to do it n there with no luck* so they would think it was the high contrast thing. Oh and plus i want 2000 on my PC, but i get a feeling everytime i think of it permnantly on the HDD. So it serves to purposes.

But first, how do i make it bootable? I cant seem to get the HP program anymore
what HP program ?
Goodhart8 years ago
With it being USB enabled, it is not necessarily USB bootable, if the BIOS is not set for that.
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