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Mac on windows machine

So if you can run winblows on a mac machine now, can you run the mac os on a windows machine?




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Cause I have an old laptop that I am going to wipe out and clean up and I thought it might be fun to try.

Wanna set it up for me arch




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http://www.nedprod.com/Niall_stuff/MacOS%20X/index.html

You'd probably want a torrent of 10.4.8 specifically geared for the 'hack'.

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Oh lord that looks too confusing. I'll just put windows back on it.




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hmmmm I hadnt thought of linux. I've never really followed it, is it a gui or will it be like running dos




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hmmmm I hadnt thought of linux. I've never really followed it, is it a gui or will it be like running dos
You can run it both ways.

The desktop flavors out there (that come w/ most of the decent home user linux distributions) are very nice.

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I am downloading now, and am about to run out and pick up a pocket protector and tape for my glass's




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Macs are expensive. It would be much cheaper to run OS X on a windows based PC than to go out and buy a Mac. Also, Mac users always say that a Mac can run windows and OS X.
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I dug up a pic from about 2 years ago, hehe:


Granted that the hacked OS on a pc was quite limited than though...
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relax bug my glass's are still in tact. and my pockets are unprotected.



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Granted that the hacked OS on a pc was quite limited than though...
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I was looking around the net for more info on running OS X on a PC. I found this website. It doesn't look that complicated. I think I'm going to give it a try next week.
http://dilnalomo.googlepages.com/
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