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SubjectRe: Emulation on Apple OS X Reply to this message
Posted bywildcat
Posted on07/13/07 10:03 AM

> This isn't directly related to your question but I'm about to recieve
> (absolutley free) a top spec Apple Notebook. Thing is I want to be able to run
> windows applications on the notebook without sacrificing performance by using
> windows emulation software.
> Does anyone know if there would be any problems with either:
> 1. Completely removing Mac OSX from the hard drve and installing Windows
> Vista.

Probably more trouble than it's worth.

> 2: Partitioning the hard drive and having Mac OS on one side and Windows Vista
> on the other!

Boot Camp will do this quite nicely. From there you can boot back and forth from Windows to Mac and back again.

Once you have that set up, though, Parallels will actually run Windows directly off that partition. I'd imagine VMware Fusion will do the same thing, but I haven't played with it. The nice thing is that Parallels and Fusion are both virtual machines, not emulators, so you get good performance, especially if you hop up your memory.

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*Emulation on Apple OS X  davidgilmour07/11/07 05:13 PM
.*i honestly wouldn't bother -mt-  Ibbo07/16/07 01:30 PM
..*You don't need to pay him  RoushiMSX07/16/07 03:53 PM
.*Re: Emulation on Apple OS X  sdplayer07/13/07 06:46 AM
...Re: Emulation on Apple OS X  wildcat07/13/07 10:03 AM
.*Re: Emulation on Apple OS X  sdplayer07/13/07 06:45 AM
.*Virtual PC *nt*  wildcat07/12/07 02:13 AM
.*Re: Emulation on Apple OS X  jumpmanjr07/11/07 11:50 PM