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Auto-sync Windows XP's clock more often
Authored by: Slinkwyde on May 11, '07 01:34:08PM

First of all Bootcamp is really just a partitioner and BIOS-compatibility layer for EFI, and a collection of hardware drivers for Windows. You are rebooting the computer in its entirety into a different OS, and at that point OS X isn't running at all.

As for Parallels, a virtual machine mac app that lets you run an x86 OS in an app inside OS X, that is still no excuse. Let me put it this way: for a long time now there have been other emulators for the Mac such as various video game system emulators. Should we therefore have game cheats for Mario or whatever on here as well? Just because there's an emulator for running another platform does not justify having tips for the software that can be run in that other platform.

iLife and Safari are examples of Mac-only software from Apple. 'nuff said.



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Auto-sync Windows XP's clock more often
Authored by: bradleyd1971 on May 11, '07 06:29:02PM

So are you saying that if someone found a non-trivial hint for users of VMWare running on OS X that that hint shouldn't be allowed on an 'OS X Hints' site - despite the fact that it deals with an application that runs on OS X to extend it's capabilities.

It is attitudes like this and the incessant whining of "Oh no, don't discuss anything that isn't exclusively about or praising our precious OS X" any time Windows or Linux is mentioned, that causes most people to see Mac users as an arrogant, effete, group of individuals.

If hints like this don't help you, fine... don't read them. But this is a hint that applies to something that can be done in an application running on OS X, and may help other OS X users who were having a similar problem.

'nuff said (see I can be a sarcastic A** too)



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