Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    switching from PC to Mac

    Member Since
    Sep 05, 2010
    Posts
    1
    Cool switching from PC to Mac
    I am in the market for a new laptop. Seriously considering a Mac. Any and all tips/suggestions/advise welcome. Also, should I install Windows OS on Mac? What are the pros and cons??

  2. #2
    switching from PC to Mac
    osxx's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 19, 2008
    Location
    houston texas
    Posts
    4,695
    Specs:
    09 MBP 8GB ram 500GB HD OS 10.9 32B iPad 4 32GB iPhone 5 iOs7 2TB TC Apple TV3
    I would try to use all that Apple has to offer unless you need some windows specific program and usually they come with pretty much everything but an office program which
    if you buy at the time of purchase iWork can be had cheaper.

  3. #3
    switching from PC to Mac

    Member Since
    Jan 17, 2010
    Posts
    1,466
    Specs:
    2.8 GHz 15" MacBook Pro OS X 10.7.x & some old Macs
    There are a lot of tutorials on the internet but here is Apple's official tutorials: Apple - Find Out How - Mac Basics

    I agree with osxx about Windows. Unless you really need it there is no need to install Windows. Nowadays there are less Windows only software or you can at least find an equivalent on the Mac side.

    You will always be able to install Windows later so there is no need to rush and get it right away. Installing Windows will eat up hard drive space so you should make sure to get a large enough hard drive to have both Mac and Windows. Having a large hard drive is beneficial so it's not a waste even if you don't install Windows later.

  4. #4
    switching from PC to Mac
    CrimsonRequiem's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 24, 2008
    Posts
    6,004
    Specs:
    MBP 2.3 Ghz 4GB RAM 860 GB SSD, iMac 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7 32GB RAM, Fusion Drive 1TB
    I kindly direct you here. Read the stickies. They are there for a reason.

    As for the Windows question, I believe EndlessMac pretty much summed it up. Install only if you need it. Otherwise why waste space on something you aren't going to be using.
    死神はリンゴしか食べない。

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Switching to Mac
    By navy_AT/I in forum Switcher Hangout
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 01-25-2012, 01:30 AM
  2. Switching to a Mac
    By CrimsonTide in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 12-12-2010, 02:11 PM
  3. switching to mac
    By t1rider321 in forum Switcher Hangout
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 02-19-2006, 09:05 AM
  4. Switching to Mac
    By thegrimmsleeper in forum Apple Desktops
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 02-19-2006, 01:52 AM
  5. Maybe switching to a mac
    By jc82 in forum Switcher Hangout
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 02-08-2006, 07:54 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •