Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/04/30

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Subject: [Leica] OT: Using Parallels on Mac?
From: leicachris at (Christopher Williams)
Date: Wed Apr 30 13:35:53 2008
References: <022701c8aafd$41f87970$0302a8c0@MacPhisto> <>

So here's a stupid question then. Can I copy my full XP program from my PC 
to the Mac once I have parallels?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Philip Leeson" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Wednesday, April 30, 2008 1:16 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] OT: Using Parallels on Mac?

> Yes, for 2 years.
> Parallels works quite well for moderate use, but if you use Boot Camp,  
> you'll have the best Windows computer around as well.
> I like the ability to switch back and forth as needed, hence use  
> Parallels at work on a MacBook, but use Boot Camp on my home iMac  
> (very rarely)
> and strongly agree that Vista is to be avoided at all costs....
> Either way, you'll need a full install copy of WinXP
> HTH,
> Phil
> On Apr 30, 2008, at 3:03 PM, Christopher Williams wrote:
>> Anyone using Parallels on their Macs? I may be getting a Macbook and  
>> thinking about running Windows on it for some work software that  
>> does not yet have Mac support. I'm just assuming Parallels is the  
>> program to get. I know there are others such as Boot Camp.
>> I plan on running XP and not Vista.
>> I'm enjoying my iMac so much I really don't want to buy any more  
>> PCs. Yes, I could run Parallels on my iMac but it's just for  
>> processing/editing images and would prefer to leave it that way.
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Chris
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Replies: Reply from clive.moss at (Clive Moss) ([Leica] OT: Using Parallels on Mac?)
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