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Windows on Mac

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by tony_d, Apr 29, 2015.

  1. tony_d

    tony_d Elite Member

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    I haven't been down this road for years...

    I need to run Windows on my MacBook.

    Is Parallels still the best bet, or are there better options?
     
  2. keadams26

    keadams26 Regular Member

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    I prefer VMWare Fusion but a friend of mine swears by Parallels...however, for me, I have multiple Macs and can run VMWare on all of them with a single license. Last time I checked, Parallels requires a license for each mac. That can get expensive.
     
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  3. tony_d

    tony_d Elite Member

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    FYI folks; I went for VirtualBox by Oracle.

    It's free, and does a great job :)

    I'm aware of the commentary that it doesn't provide performance that's anywhere near 'native', however, I'm not running anything intensive on the PC VM so I don't think it will bother me.
     
  4. MrFluffy

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    Parallels does the job.
     
  5. coitza

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    Great pick, that's what I would have suggested as well, besides from being free it works like a charm for most tasks.
     
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    b1step-ahead Power Member

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    vmware, solid n stable