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    angeldeville@li's Avatar
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    Aug 22, 2009
    New to mac, PC gaming questions, Paralels etc...
    Hi all!

    My last pc crash was the end of the line for me and I now have a 2.66 intel core duo with 4 gb memory.

    I mostly use my computer for music storage, email, forums, and playing games.

    I have a small collection of PC games and there are a couple games I like to play online.

    It looks like I need a program to do this, I have heard tale of paralels and other programs.

    I'm not partucularly computer savvy so I need help from start to finish on what to buy,and how to run it.


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    Dec 20, 2006
    Lake Mary, Florida
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    angeldeville@li's Avatar
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    Aug 22, 2009
    so I need to buy, a parallel program, and the windows program also?

    can all this be done for free or cheap?

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    Oct 19, 2008
    2012 13" MBP (2.5 i5, 8GB)
    No, you need to purchase Parallels and Windows. Parallels is $80 and Windows depends on what version you get (both XP or Vista and what "edition" such as home, pro...).

    You don't need to use Parallels to run Windows on your Mac nor will using Parallels even work if you want to play games in Windows. What you want is Boot Camp. Here is the Boot Camp Installation and Setup Guide. Using BC still requires you to purchase Windows. Eligible versions of Windows are listed in that guide.
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    angeldeville@li's Avatar
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    Aug 22, 2009
    ahh gotcha see i said I wasn't too computer savvy!


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