Dual Booting Windows XP and Mac

Discussion in 'Computer Information' started by mrj, Feb 21, 2005.

  1. mrj

    mrj Guest

    hi, i presently know windows xp reasonably well, and i need to get to
    know mac, and i have heard that it is possible to dual boot both
    windows xp and mac osx.. i was wondering if anyone knew how i would go
    about doing it!

    thanks in advance

    matt
     
    mrj, Feb 21, 2005
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  2. mrj

    Plato Guest

    mrj wrote:
    >
    > hi, i presently know windows xp reasonably well, and i need to get to
    > know mac, and i have heard that it is possible to dual boot both
    > windows xp and mac osx.. i was wondering if anyone knew how i would go
    > about doing it!


    It depends on what you mean by "need to know mac". ie if its for a tech
    job then you also have to learn how to fix hardware.
     
    Plato, Feb 21, 2005
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  3. mrj

    Jim Berwick Guest

    "mrj" <> wrote in news:1108958727.054003.95880
    @l41g2000cwc.googlegroups.com:

    > know mac, and i have heard that it is possible to dual boot both
    > windows xp and mac osx.. i was wondering if anyone knew how i would go
    >


    Not a chance of doing this without some type of VMWare style software. Mac
    OS X and Windows XP are written for different processor architectures.
     
    Jim Berwick, Feb 21, 2005
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  4. mrj

    mrj Guest

    well i think i saw something about it in APC but cannot remember when
    it was.. was in last couple of months!
     
    mrj, Feb 25, 2005
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