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Old 12-06-2007, 09:13 PM   #1
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Default How to open exe. files on a mac.

I am going to be sending a file to somone and it is compressed using winrar and the actual setup file is in exe. format, one friend told me that you cannot open exe. files on a mac, is there a way to do so?
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Old 12-06-2007, 09:14 PM   #2
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I'm afraid that the MAC operating system won't read EXE files, no, or at least, not on its own.

This link may help:

http://echoone.com/filejuicer/formats/exe
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Most downloads should have different options depending on what operating system you are running. But as he said I as far as I know it is not possible, the Mac just won't be able to make any sense of it.
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they wont . thats the worst thing about them . i think that the MAC laptops are incredibly sexy . but carnt open exe so i didnt get one
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they wont . thats the worst thing about them . i think that the MAC laptops are incredibly sexy . but carnt open exe so i didnt get one
Yes, macs look great but unfortunately there is a lot of software out there that you just either don't have access to or its a huge hassle to try to get for macs. Thats the problem with linux too. I love it but cant get a lot of the software i use for it, so thats why you dual boot!
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is it possible to dual boot to xp or vista on a mac
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is it possible to dual boot to xp or vista on a mac
Yes, any of the new intel based mac's can run XP / Vista.
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Read the link I posted, and it gives you quite a few options...
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You should probably just leave vista out of the equation though. Of course that means you can't get directx 10
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i just thort having a sexy looking computer and having a sexy looking OS makes a good combination. oh well

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