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i have a 1.42 ghz eMac and i'm intrested in a free trial of the program virtual pc. if anyone would please send me the link to download it i would greatly appreciate it.
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dont bother, i think virtual PC has gone to crap over the years, other better otions like parallels.
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i just want to try it out. i just found out about this program, and it seems too good to be true.
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It is. It is unbearably slow. Microsoft stopped developing it a few years ago

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There is no free trial for Virtual PC anyway. I use it only to test websites in IE6 under Windows. It is horribly slow. Still, I don't have to go to another machine or boot up the Windows machine I have that sits there and collects dust. :black:

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so what program would i have to use to put windows on my emac?
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so what program would i have to use to put windows on my emac?
Check my answer in your other thread:

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You will still need to purchase Virtual PC as that is the only reliable and stable (albeit slow) software that will allow you to run Windows on a PPC mac like yours.

What applications do you really need from Windows? It is highly likely that you can find a Mac alternative and negate the need for Windows alltogether.

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i was just wondering if there was a demo i could download before i buy the $70 program.
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Well, you probably won't need to buy the $70 application. That is what I was getting at. :black:

Anything that is done in Windows can be done with Mac OS. It is just a matter of what application and steps are needed to get your desired result.
What is it that you are trying to do or what is it that you feel you need Windows for?

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mainly i want to learn how everything works, but other than that i want some of my old pc games on my mac. nothing major
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Well, even with Virtual PC, those Windows games won't run on your Mac.
Virtual PC can't emulate the 3D drivers needed to play most Windows games, so even if they did manage to run it would be slow, choppy and nowhere near worth it.:black:
Virtual PC was meant to run the occasional Windows program, games excluded. But like I said, there is almost always a Mac alternative to the Windows program.
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could i add games, and would it be chopy on a mac if it had bootcamp instead ?
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i under stand bootcamp cannot work on my pc. but if i were to get a new computer, could i add games, and would it be chopy ?
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If you have an intel mac, games will run with bootcamp. Bear in mind the specs.
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