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Old 10-15-2008, 07:25 PM   #1
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Hey, towards then end of this school year I might be getting a mac (yes it is awhile down the road) but anyways, I recently threw out an old Win XP tower that got struck by lightning. I pulled the XP S/N off of it and kept the OS CD. Anyways, since I still have that number and legally purchased the comuter, which will no longer be in use, can I install XP on the mac using that S/N?
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Old 10-15-2008, 07:35 PM   #2
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I don't believe you can right now. It might be possible with hacks. But, they are working on an integration between the two.
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Old 10-15-2008, 10:02 PM   #3
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Not sure about the serial number, but you can use Bootcamp to run Windows. Bootcamp is included in every installation of Leopard.
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Not sure about the serial number, but you can use Bootcamp to run Windows. Bootcamp is included in every installation of Leopard.
Yes, that is true. And its very straight forward
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Old 10-16-2008, 05:19 PM   #5
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I know it is possible through boot camp, but would it be legal?
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