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So what I'm trying to figure out is, my brother wants to have a mac because it has some really good music recording applications and a pc for gaming and game modifying. Would it be possible if I had 2 hard drives to install OSX on 1 hard drive and windows 7 on the other?

Forgive me if this sounds completely noobish.
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Yes. Pretty sure you can do it on the same drive.

Assuming you are using a mac and installing windows 7 on it.
    
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Yes it is. But due to the EULA and DMCA it's against the TOS of OCN to discuss how to do that here on a NON Apple system.
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post #4 of 11
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
Yes it is. But due to the EULA and DMCA it's against the TOS of OCN to discuss how to do that here on a NON Apple system.
I think he's asking if he bought a Mac and another hard drive if it's possible to dual-boot the system, in which case, the answer is yes. You could even do it on a single drive. I had to install Windows XP on my cousin's MacBook since he needed it for his course software. Pretty easy to do.
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post #5 of 11
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Not exactly, I'm asking if I bought a new system that I build myself and have 2 hard drives with one having OSX leopard installed onto it and the other having windows 7... Is that possible?
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post #6 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jov4nTh3Yu9o View Post
Not exactly, I'm asking if I bought a new system that I build myself and have 2 hard drives with one having OSX leopard installed onto it and the other having windows 7... Is that possible?
What you're asking is against ToS but yes it is possible. You'd need to ask another forum for assistance since we can't discuss it.
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post #7 of 11
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What you're asking is against ToS but yes it is possible. You'd need to ask another forum for assistance since we can't discuss it.
Oh sorry, is it possible to delete this thread.
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post #8 of 11
Just search for Hackintosh. Not all hardware is compatible.
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post #9 of 11
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But due to the EULA and DMCA it's against the TOS of OCN to discuss how to do that here on a NON Apple system.
Wow, i did not know this. I think that's stupid. Just my opinion guys, don't take it personally..
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post #10 of 11
Since it's technically illegal to install the Mac OS on any system not made by Apple discussing it could be construed as advocating illegal activities and could be held liable if Apple would decide to sue them over it. No reputable forum would openly discuss it under the circumstances. You don't have to agree with that, but that is the way it is and OCN and the other forums who uphold that stance should be applauded for taking it. The TOS is spelled out and something you agreed to abide by when you signed created your OCN account so you have nothing to stand on with your stance. If you don't like it, leave and go find some lesser forum that does allow discussions on it.

Now drop it and move on.
Edited by PapaSmurf - 3/27/11 at 8:00pm
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