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Old 03-23-2006, 07:53 PM   #1
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Is it possible to run windows xp on an intel mac mini?
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can it dual boot between mac osx and xp?
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sweeeeet!!
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but first look on the internet for instructions though, cuz you have to patch the windows disk
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ya, that would be great. or the other way around, installing osx on a pc. i just dont have the skill, patience, time, or money to do it lol
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ah id so buy a mac just to play around with it



then burn it.
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well, ive been trying to install osx on my pc, i have the installation disks for x86 pcs, but to install it, i would need to take out my radeon since it only works on integrated graphics
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i think that they should just make more fps games for mac- then i wouldn't really have a need for a pc
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