Run XP natively on OSX

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Post Apr 6th '06, 01:57

http://www.apple.com/macosx/bootcamp/

read this!!!!!

now you too will be able to boot windows xp nativly on your MAC! NATIVLY

only slight downside is that it probibaly requires the intel core duo mac, (fine by me)
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Post Apr 6th '06, 08:09

If I had an intel mac, I'd wanna surprise my friend by booting windows xp first, then mac os X.


Comparing between bad 'n good.
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Post Apr 6th '06, 12:51

Yay! We can play the Half-Life 2 Marathon now :D
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Post Apr 6th '06, 14:18

lol, its like the mac gods read our minds!
cause the other day, me and my freinds were wishing that hl2 would be transfered over to mac cause some of my freinds will never see a pc on their desk...
and yesterday (VWHELAW!!!) wish come true-ish!!!
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Post Apr 8th '06, 02:08

I'd only do it for Halo 2. I'll probably be getting an Intel Mac eventually (it's inevitable for all Mac users, really), so I might do it. Depends on my mood. [MTongue]
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Post Apr 8th '06, 03:05

Now how many of us will legally purchase a copy of Windows?
Macsforever wrote:What? This topic is pointless and moronic, go rape an eight year old next time.

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Post Apr 8th '06, 03:22

I don't think ill every load windows, half because all I would use it for is IE testing and half because I have been on a M$ boycott for like 3 years now :D No Word (Back Before Pages), No IE (back when it was on every mac), No WMV (back when there wasen't a free plugin)... now that I think about it, apple has done soma major M$A$$ kicking last few years, DOWN WITH M$!!!
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Post Apr 8th '06, 05:14

Destroyer E wrote:I'd only do it for Halo 2. I'll probably be getting an Intel Mac eventually (it's inevitable for all Mac users, really), so I might do it. Depends on my mood. [MTongue]


yah... effing microsoft... Halo 2 will never be released on computers... EVER! EFFING EVERR!!!!

but I find the dual boot veerrry helpfull for what I do cause im constantly utilizing softwear on both platforms... mainly 3dmax on pc and video games (and other developments,)..
lolr! [MGrin]
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Post Apr 8th '06, 09:07

Down with the Windoze Vista!!!

Up with Leopard!!!

W00T!!!

(Faking a clueless noob.)
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Post Apr 8th '06, 14:01

shongshong wrote:yah... effing microsoft... Halo 2 will never be released on computers... EVER! EFFING EVERR!!!!
lolr! [MGrin]

Unfortunately, It's looking like it will be Vista only. Many Mac users think it will be ported anyway, but if not, I have my plan.

tux0beliver wrote:Now how many of us will legally purchase a copy of Windows?

I wouldn't. I could snag a copy at school though. They have millions of them. I could even grab a beta of Vista (which I have used, and it does suck).
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Post May 1st '06, 01:32

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I'm actually running 10.4.6 now.
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QUOTE(Alan @ Feb 1 2008, 08:14 PM)
Also why is Bridget a guy yet he looks so pretty?

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Post May 1st '06, 02:41

wait, when you say you are running 6, does that mean you got an early copy of leopould, I mean Leapord? cause it says 5

aannddd most of all... How does it run! I cant wait till I get a core duo! it will be such a step up from a 1st edition g4 tower mac! [MSmile]
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Post May 1st '06, 02:54

I'm running OS 10.4.6 on a PC that I built. This PC cost me about $900.

Intel Pentium D 920 @ 2.8ghz (Dual Core)
Asus P5LD2-VM Motherboard
1gb PC5300 RAM
Sapphire Radeon X1600 Pro PCI-E 256mb VRAM
80gb SATA HDD (3gb/sec)
80gb IDE HDD
NEC Dual-Layer DVD/CD Burner
Antec Aria Case
Windows XP Pro 64bit (SATA)
Mac OSX86 10.4.6 (IDE)

Xbench v1.2 score : ~82

Go here for more info on how to DIY : http://www.osx86project.org/

OSX runs very well on my machine, though not perfect (for example, that System Info bug that lists my 2.8ghz CPU as 3.8ghz). Should improve over time.
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Alan wrote:
QUOTE(Alan @ Feb 1 2008, 08:14 PM)
Also why is Bridget a guy yet he looks so pretty?

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