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Parallels Desktop for Mac

Discussion in 'Technology' started by Banchi94, Sep 26, 2008.

  1. Sep 26, 2008 at 1:57 PM
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    Banchi94

    Banchi94 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Anyone out there have any experience running Windows XP via Parallels Desktop on a Mac?
     
  2. Sep 26, 2008 at 2:01 PM
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    LL7

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    I use it all day long for work. I haven't had any issues since the early versions 2 years ago.
     
  3. Sep 26, 2008 at 2:15 PM
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    dtrujillo63

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    I recommend using bootcamp instead. Parallels eats up your RAM, you are basically running two operating systems at once. If you want best performance you will want to run XP via bootcamp. With bootcamp, you can select which operating system you want to boot up to.
     
  4. Sep 26, 2008 at 2:52 PM
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    LL7

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    Buy more RAM. It's cheap. Boot camp is good for games, but if you just need to run a few windows apps Parallels is much better from a convenience standpoint. I've never tried it, but I think Parallels lets you virtually boot the boot camp partition, so you can have the best of both worlds.
     
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