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Is there anything special about computers that run OS X? I was thinking about get a Mac Book Pro, however, I have no interest in OS X. I like the notebook because of the system specs, quality, reliability, and customer service rating. However, I would prefer just put Vista (Don't plan on getting the notebook until March/April).

So the questions is. Can I get a Mac Book Pro and swap out OS X with Vista.
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Is there anything special about computers that run OS X? I was thinking about get a Mac Book Pro, however, I have no interest in OS X. I like the notebook because of the system specs, quality, reliability, and customer service rating. However, I would prefer just put Vista (Don't plan on getting the notebook until March/April).

So the questions is. Can I get a Mac Book Pro and swap out OS X with Vista.
My understanding is that as of right now, there are some issues with Vista running on the Apple hardware, but it should be fixed by the time Vista hits shelves. XP works perfectly fine with no problems what so ever, however, so I would asume that when they get the Vista problem fixed, it will work fine as well.
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yeah it should work i dont know why you would do it but it should work good
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You can, but you'd be a complete fool to do so.
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You can, but you'd be a complete fool to do so.
Hey, he likes Windows, let him be OS X isnt for everyone.

However, if you havnt tried OS X, I would at least give it a try and see what you think. It comes free with the computer, so it cant hurt
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Hey, he likes Windows, let him be OS X isnt for everyone.

However, if you havnt tried OS X, I would at least give it a try and see what you think. It comes free with the computer, so it cant hurt
The only reason there's so many OS X and Linux fanboys is because they've all tried Windows and know there's something better out there. I've personally never seen an Windows fanboy.
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The reason I say he is a fool is not for putting windows on it, its for putting mac with windows. Gross.
    
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yeah hes contaminating perfectly good hardwhare
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MS bashers are just like another group of bashers, however because this forum has no politics involved, I will leave that out.

Everyone says how bad Windows is, they complain about everything Microsoft and other big companies do. However, I find Windows to be a good OS. Sure it is not the best OS there could be, but what is perfect.

I will certainly try OS X out. However, I am just not that enthusiastic about it because of compatibility issues and familiarity issues.
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yeah hes contaminating perfectly good hardwhare
XD Im dieing of laughter.


That hardware probably feels as if its an HONOR to have windows on it.
    
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