XP and Vista question
devin_asay at byu.edu
Fri Mar 2 12:10:02 CST 2007
My sources tell me that Vista runs fine under Boot Camp. It's just
not officially certified yet. Since Boot Camp is a true dual-boot
solution, you would be running Vista natively, so there shouldn't be
Reportedly, Parallels Desktop now supports Vista officially. I found
a good mini-review here:
I don't think we'll have to worry about Vista support on Apple
hardware going forward.
On Mar 2, 2007, at 10:29 AM, Jim Ault wrote:
> Given that Microsoft will discontinue support for WinXP at some
> point in the
> future, what does this mean for those who setup to use virtuals
> (Boot Camp,
> Parallels, etc)?
> It sounds like Vista will be too demanding to be used on a Mac in a
> environ. Since authorization is required for any install, it seems
> like the
> future will be that we are forced to use pirated copies since MS
> will want
> to force the upgrade to Vista.
> One of my goals in my two businesses is to use the Parallels
> solution, but
> this may have a short life expectancy.
> Am I off-base in my thinking, and should just not worry about XP
> disappearing in the next couple years?
> Jim Ault
> Las Vegas
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