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Yomi 11-05-2009 11:06 AM

Virtual box or Boot camp
 
Hi,
Lately I tried getting the mac version of visual studio for a project i want to work on,Unfortunately I couldn't.I now wanted to install windows on my mac,so i can run the VS.I am a little bit confused, should I run Boot camp and create a partition or use virtual box?:Lips-Are-Sealed:

S.SubZero 11-05-2009 11:20 AM

If you use Virtualbox:
- Windows runs at the same time as OS X, in a window
- Windows runs in "fake" hardware and cannot utilize everything in your Mac

If you use Boot Camp:
- Windows runs as a standalone, dedicated operating system
- Windows has access to all of your Mac's hardware

XJ-linux 11-05-2009 01:10 PM

If you have the space, install it on both. VBox is free as is Bootcamp. Try them for a week and then delete whichever one doesn't work well enough.

Kash 11-05-2009 01:11 PM

I'm with XJ, I say go with both.


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