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Its vital to be able to install windows!
Authored by: latenightmac on Apr 15, '06 09:50:48AM

When I wanted a new computer late in 2005, I'd had a PowerBook G4 400mhz since about 6 months after they came out (was it 1991?) I forget, but I was'nt sure about the software and knew that an Intel mac was going to be out soon like summer 2006. I had more reservations about the software i use not beeing native (photoshop especially) but when they announced early that the MacBook Pro was out I really wanted windows on it.
The thing is XP is native, it run s fast, it runs cool games, and I can check out website designs in Explorer no problem, and it even looks like Vista will now boot on the Mac.

I had taken a whole day to get the original XOM solution to work on my mac, after the disc wouldn't boot, (one I made from a PC) I made one on the mac and it would boot, but when it came to which partition to boot on the keyboard wasn't working I spent all day on it, finally have to install everything twice for some reason to get it working but it worked without drivers but it worked.

When I found out from Digg that Apple had released a version (I was early on Diggs web site about 350, it got crazy later on) I though it was like the reserve of parting the red sea! Apple had made and will be proved top have made the best choice to secuing the mac platfom for years to come. I installed the software after having to splice the HD back together, and from that point it took less than 5 mins to get to a place that had taken me a day. I had to laugh at downloading the firmware upgrade, a little 256kb file that took over 1 hour as every man and his dog where needing the file, it felt like being on the verge of something big - it was now no one has a reason not to own a mac because of the software, the thought I have is like when i first booted up my MacBook Pro - no Intel inside sticker, no change from the outside it just worked like any other mac I'd ever had if you'd not know it had intel in side then no difference.

So I think windows on mac smart move if you want it - it just works like any thing mac before hand easy simple and just gets the work done.



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