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Old 11-25-2003, 05:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Can u install windows xp on a Macintosh computer??

this might be stupid, but i just want to make sure, can u install windows xp on a macintosh??

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Old 11-25-2003, 06:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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no i don't think so, but you can trick mac users into thinking that you did if you use the mac remote desktop client. if you set the connection to full screen display it will make it look exactly like you have winXP on a mac. it will confuse people for a few minutes and you will have a good laugh.

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Old 11-27-2003, 02:05 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Well, there is no WinXP version directly available for the mac, but there is an emulator called VirtualPC that comes complete with a version of Windows xp/00/me right there on your Mac. I don't have it, but all the computers at the local Apple store do, and it's pretty cool i think.(not that i like xp or anything)

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Old 11-27-2003, 03:36 AM   #4 (permalink)
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what sort of Mac have you got?
yes, XP will install on a Mac if you have one of its emulators but it will be a bit slower for conversion
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