Boot Camp: Let Mac's run Windows.... Officially

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    Quote Originally Posted by TaLL|dUdE
    the MBP keyboard will work on Windows just like any Apple Keyboard on a PC and the same goes for a PC Keyboard on a Mac machine.
    How do the Apple CMD and OPTION keys map under Windows?

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    I'm writing this on my MacBook Pro and I LOVE it. I've been a huge fan since 1989, had to buy a PC when I went to school and hated it. This is my fifth mac and I will never buy another PC.


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    Quote Originally Posted by discobay
    How do the Apple CMD and OPTION keys map under Windows?
    CMD is the Windows Key... Option is the ALT key... CTRL is still CTRL

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    Sounds great - must have been an improvement brought in with OS X'S Tiger as prior to that those keys didn't work under Windows.


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    Wait .. if you're running Windows .. how can it be an improvement under OS/X? Is Windows running in the emulator mode?


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    nope... windows is running native just like it were on a regular pc. the only difference is you can boot to mac osx whenever you want. the new Mac OS X - Leopard will have Virtual PC support and can run Vista and XP natively as well as via the virtual machine. (EFI and BIOS)


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    Yes Leopard will have Boot Camp written into the source code. Virtual PC is the emulator for installing and running Windows. It runs like a dog and only really useful for those must have pc applications that don't exist on the Mac.


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    Awesome .. guess I need to signup about 10 more advertisers to be able to justify a new toy ... err ... notebook for work.


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    Quote Originally Posted by applefan
    I'm writing this on my MacBook Pro and I LOVE it. I've been a huge fan since 1989, had to buy a PC when I went to school and hated it. This is my fifth mac and I will never buy another PC.
    Word. Started out same year (89) on a Mac Plus. After a five minute tutorial I was typing away. Seventeen years later, I don't know what my career would be like without one, but, most likely I would not be a designer. I have a 17" powerbook that makes things good. Props to Jobs for making life better...

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    i'm running it now and installing the mandatory firefox, antispyware, antivirus, etc... works great and is quite fast indeed. can't wait to try some games on it


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