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post #11 of 19
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Originally Posted by Lurikrunch View Post
I was at the Apple store a few days ago (to buy my regular Macbook), one of their display model Macbook Pros had XP running. I'm sure it will work for you.
Talk about the the end of the world.. XP PRO running on a Macbook in an APPLE STORE?!?@!?#
post #12 of 19
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Originally Posted by Kill Phil View Post
Does it have an Intel processor? If its not, you could have problems.
There aren't any macbook pros that don't have a intel processor..............
post #13 of 19
I have heard that it runs very well on macs. You should not have any problems. That graphics card should be able to play most of todays modern games too.
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Talk about the the end of the world.. XP PRO running on a Macbook in an APPLE STORE?!?@!?#
Creeped me out a wee bit too, I ended up asking someone there about it, it was installed to prove a skeptical customer wrong.
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Ya, I have seen it running on an iMac there. Its REALLY freaky to see Windows on an iMac... PCWorld reviewed bootcamp and said it worked fine. There review was on an iMac, but the iMac and the MacBook Pro have basicly the same hardware, so you should see no problems
post #16 of 19
Apple needed intel as they could produce there own CPU'S fast enough for consumer demand.
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I read that you wont have some functions, like the shortcut keys and right click function. However, I think it did say that there are 3rd party programs that can solve those problems. Bootcamp is still beta correct?
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Bootcamp is still beta correct?
Last i heard it was yes. However that was a little while ago now.
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Apple needed intel as they could produce there own CPU'S fast enough for consumer demand.
I would say that the G5's is plenty fast. What chips does the Macs actually use?
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