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wgilles 02-25-2008 08:44 AM

Does XP 64 bit work on Macbook Pro?
 
Well after trial and error I know Vista 64 bit doesn't work, so does XP 64?

PerryLynch 02-25-2008 11:39 AM

I'm using XP Pro x64 with no problems on my MacBook Pro. Of course, I'm using it within VMWare Fusion. For that matter, I had Vista Business x64 on it as well, but that was a waste of time, so that vmware image has been moved to the file server until I absolutely need it.

wgilles 02-25-2008 11:49 AM

Do you use XP Pro x64 by itself at all (booting to it like OS X)? I use the Windows side for gaming, so VMWare or Parallels isn't an option.

Kash 02-25-2008 12:26 PM

As stated in your other thread, XP x64 won't work with Boot Camp for the same reason, drivers.

fleurya 02-25-2008 08:59 PM

I've heard that for x64 Windows OS's will work on the newest Mac Pros, so will it be long before they can be used on any Mac?

wgilles 02-25-2008 09:25 PM

I'm sure it will happen eventually.


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