Run Windows on a Mac
Monday March 5, 2007
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- Coders use sandboxing to prevent a nasty bit of code from crashing the whole computer. No reboots!
- Check out our CES 2006 coverage in Las Vegas from episodes 56.1, 56.2, 56.3, 56.4, and 58.
- Parallels Desktop for Intel Mac [Amazon $69.99] - a virtual machine is essentially a simulation of a hardware-based computer, in software alone.
- Aero is the new dynamic visual effects engine in Vista.
- UAC is Windows Vista's new security guard feature. UAC stands for User Account Control.
- For more information on Microsoft's new operating system see episode 59.
- Be sure to check out Andy's new DVD, Getting Started with Windows Vista, on sale now!
- For a step by step process of upgrading your MacBook's hard drive see episode 34.
- Parallels will also work with Linux, such as Ubuntu.
- Boot Camp Beta expires when Leopard launches, but Tiger users don't want to upgrade yet can pay $30 ot keep it.
- Boot Camp allows the Intel Mac's to run Windows after a simple reboot, while Parallels allows the uesr to run Windows in virtual mode.
- An ISO is a file that contains the contents of a CD or DVD.
- Try Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 for Windows, it's a free download from Microsoft.
- Remember, no matter which one you use, you'll still have to pay for your copy of Windows, to be legal!