OT: Virtual PC vs "Real" PC
katir at hindu.org
Fri Aug 20 21:10:35 EDT 2004
Thanks for everyone's input. As always, many ways to describe an
Our Apple repair-lady was here today. She said "Forget VPC, you will
not only waste time but destabilize your whole system if you plan to do
anything else on that machine."
But, I would be running VPC on OSX G4 dual-processor desktop model, (in
another room) to upgraded to a G5 soon... so I think the speed will be
But productivity can be an issue... fiddling with VPC, vs having a
little DEL sitting on the corner of my own desk, plugged into the
network would mean instant review. If you are trying to wrap something
up in 2 hours... it could mean a lot.
I'll see for now if I can live with VPC and also see if budgets will
allow for a PC box...
On Aug 20, 2004, at 12:25 PM, Thomas McGrath III wrote:
> I finished my second very large media project in Rev in MacOSX and the
> PC side was checked only in Virtual PC (Windows XP and Windows 2000).
> So far I have not had any responses about issues or problems.
> So far it works for me.
> On Aug 20, 2004, at 2:52 PM, Sannyasin Sivakatirswami wrote:
>> I'm coming to a point where it's imperative that we see how things
>> look on Windows machines. Up to now have just been "winging it." But
>> that won't do in the long run.
>> Question: Is Virtual PC on the Mac a reliable representation of the
>> user experience on a real PC running Windows?
>> Obviously there can be underlying hardware issues that Virtual PC
>> cannot address, but for now just the presentation, font sizes, etc.
>> is what i am looking for and, aside from rev presentations: viewing
>> web pages in IE5-6 on Windows... to see if the CSS is rendering as
>> Does Virtual PC really do a good enough job? Or do I need to
>> requisition a cheap Dell running windows 2000. The "lo-end" Windows
>> user experience would be the target.
>> Which leads to the next question, should we test under 2000 or XP?
>> Sannyasin Sivakatirswami
>> Himalayan Academy Publications
>> at Kauai's Hindu Monastery
>> katir at hindu.org
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> Thomas J. McGrath III
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