Windows XP

  HondaMan 14:22 29 Oct 2013
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An interesting article China. I will be changing to a Mac when this computer dies as I am no longer prepared to be held hostage by Microsoft. I intend to run XP, or possibly 7 on a Mac via Parallels. There will, no doubt be problems, and no doubt those who will say I am foolish to do this, but frankly, the decision is made!

  spuds 15:28 29 Oct 2013

I was doing one of my regular hospital visits the other week, and quite a number of monitor's were still showing the XP screensaver?.

  iscanut 16:57 29 Oct 2013

Good luck but what is this post doing under "Tech Consumer Advice " ?

  HondaMan 17:02 29 Oct 2013

It's as good there as anywhere else. Where would you have put it?

  finerty 18:45 29 Oct 2013

im still running xp alongside linux mint

  iscanut 18:58 29 Oct 2013

No offence, but I was not sure as to what advice you were suggesting !

  HondaMan 18:51 30 Oct 2013

I think I must have had a slight case of "the hump" No offence taken, I was merely expressing my discontent with Microsoft and their upgrades and, I suppose, trying to get a feel for other members thoughts at my suggestion of running Windows on a Mac via parallels. Wherever I go, no Apple dealer can demonstrate thius actually working. They all say it does work, but nobody can PROVE it by showing it in operation.

  retep888™ 14:21 31 Oct 2013

<< I will be changing to a Mac when this computer dies as I am no longer prepared to be held hostage by Microsoft. I intend to run XP, or possibly 7 on a Mac via Parallels >>

I'm a little confused if you don't want to be held hostage by MicroSoft then why running Windows at all.

<< trying to get a feel for other members thoughts at my suggestion of running Windows on a Mac via parallels. Wherever I go, no Apple dealer can demonstrate thius actually working. They all say it does work, but nobody can PROVE it by showing it in operation. >>

I prefer Boot Camp to Parallels which actually slows my Mac down but to be honest I haven't used Windows for some times now.

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