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Old 09-01-2006, 10:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Mac Laptop without OS?

Is it possible to buy a Mac laptop such as the MacBook without the OS and put windows XP on it instead.

It's just that I prefer XP.

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No, but you can easily use bootcamp software to install windows, and then dual boot between Mac OSX and XP.

You can then just use XP if you wanted...

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Old 09-01-2006, 10:22 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Oh ok, but why is it not possible to just buy one without an OS?
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i don't know. Could you actually format a Mac hard drive?
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No, you need Boot Camp and OS X to emulate the BIOS. Just get a Dell or something, whats the point in having a Mac if you're going to use Windows? Totally defeats the purpose.
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