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Can I boot Windows on the Mac?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by ash213, Mar 28, 2014.

  1. ash213

    ash213 Registered Member

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    If so, how?
    Any blackhat free methods?

    Any advice shoot my way as i just bought a windows programe...and cant boot on my mac....

    need help!

    cheers
     
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    switch_2012 Power Member

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    Hi,

    Most software come in windows and Mac versions. Can we ask what software did you purchase?

    Alternatively, Boot Camp allows you to install windows OS on your Mac.

    Kind Regards,
     
  3. xsshaxor

    xsshaxor Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Go to the pirate bay, download VMWare fusion and a Windows .iso

    free and fast :D

    OR,

    Download a windows .iso - put it on a DVD (or bootable USB) and use Bootcamp (which comes for free with mac osx)

    Good luck pal
     
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  4. Javado

    Javado Junior Member

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    Sell the mac, buy a HP and a car with the change, you will have windows then.
     
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  5. Birdz

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    808080Hat Registered Member

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    1.) Bootcamp - You either boot MacOS X or Windows, best option if you need the full power
    2.) VirtualBox its free and you have a Virtual Computer in your computer with Windows (torrent it) you can drag & drop etc. basically everything that isn't gaming and/or video editing
    3.) Wine - Hackish, needs less ressources than VirtualBox

    I'm personally a Linux user, but I use VirtualBox every day to run Dragon Natural Speaking, Cute Rank etc.
     
  7. goviralads

    goviralads Junior Member Premium Member

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    OP if you need to run windows software why not just trade it for a PC and save yourself all the trouble, or is it a project ?
     
  8. Vesania

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    There is a software called parallels 9 which is the latest version allowing you to run windows on a Mac.
     
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  9. anitakarim

    anitakarim Newbie

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    I am new & I learn here.Thank you for sharing.
     
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    securelinkbuilding Jr. VIP Jr. VIP UnGagged Attendee

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    Agree with Vesania, parallels is the best native mac program that allows you to run windows on your macbook and gives you access to operate two operating systems.

    Cheers,
    SDSEOGURU
     
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    innosoft Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    i would tell as wine and parallels.. :)
     
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    bk071 Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Another vote for Parallels here. +1
     
  13. LegitXXX

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    The best Virtual Desktop software I have used has been VMWare Workstation by far!
     
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  14. ash213

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    thanks, i am downloading Parallels

    hopefully it works