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    Easiest way to install Windows
    I have a MacBook Pro (2013) and want to read text and maps on discs that are in Windows format. What is the easiest way to do this?

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    Jul 17, 2009
    27" i7 iMac, 15" Macbook Pro TB, 13" Macbook Air, iPhone 6S, iPod Nano 7th Gen
    Text file can be read in OS X without needing windows. What format are the maps in? To run Windows, you would first require a copy of Windows and then you can use VirtualBox (a free virtualization software) to create a VM and install Windows into that. Then you'd install whatever software you use to read these files in that VM and go from there..

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    Depending upon what format the maps and text are in you may not need Windows at all. Can you tell us more about what format the files are in?
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