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Old 02-07-2005, 11:35 PM   #1
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Is it possible to put Windows XP on a Apple computer.
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Old 02-07-2005, 11:39 PM   #2
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Doubt it. But feel free to give it a try! And tell us the results!
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Old 02-07-2005, 11:45 PM   #3
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I would if someone supplied me with a Apple comp for free. I ain't messing up mine.
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Old 02-08-2005, 09:05 AM   #4
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Yeah sure, I will send you an Apple computer. What is your address, phone number, full legal name, social security, and credit card number?
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Old 02-08-2005, 10:37 AM   #5
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they have emulators for that sort of thing
http://www.iemulator.com/
if you wanted xp, why didn't you just buy a pc instead?
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Old 02-08-2005, 01:03 PM   #6
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Virtual PC does the trick
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Old 02-08-2005, 03:44 PM   #7
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LMAO "all i need is ur credit card number"
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Old 02-08-2005, 07:39 PM   #8
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yes, virtual pc does the trick.

It works on my MAC at school.
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You can install MAC OS on any PC, but Windows can only be put on PCs, Apple doesn't base on the x86 architechture.
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Old 02-08-2005, 08:46 PM   #10
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Thank you for those who tried to help. Dreeeeeeaaaam on CarpeNoctem.

P.S. I like MAC's OS that is why I bought a Apple. I just thought it might be cool to see if I could run Windows on a Apple comp.
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Nope, but you can but MAC OS on a PC. So have fun!
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Old 02-08-2005, 10:49 PM   #12
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You can run Windows on a MAC.

Just buy the software called Virtual PC.

And den you can use Windows on it.
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Virtual PC is a pain though, it takes a lot of RAM, and I think he was just refering to installing the whole OS without any of that other stuff. Virtual PC is kinda cool though.
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Old 02-09-2005, 12:21 AM   #14
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What does Virtual PC do?
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dude why would you buy an expensive apple computer...just to put windows on it?...
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Old 02-09-2005, 10:29 AM   #16
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Um... do urself a favor and throw ur mac at some passing truck on the highway... um no.... go ahead and try... wonder if itd go...
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Old 02-09-2005, 11:54 AM   #17
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You can install MAC OS on any PC, but Windows can only be put on PCs, Apple doesn't base on the x86 architechture.

You can put MAC OS on a IBM or windows based computer?



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Mac won't go on a PC because Mac OS X is only as vaguely stable as it is now because it is specifically for one load of components.
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Old 02-09-2005, 08:31 PM   #19
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I Do Not What To Install Windows On My Apple I Just Wanted To Know If It Was Possible!!!!!!
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Yes, with Virtual PC it is. MAC OSX is "vaguely" stable? HAHAHHAH!! More stable then Windows is. MAC OSX is based on the UNIX architechture, allowing for a generous helping of scripts Lord K. Remember, my knowledge on PCs extends far beyond the borders of just hardware!
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