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  1. #1

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    Jan 28, 2008
    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?

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    PerryLynch's Avatar
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    Sep 24, 2007
    17" MacBook Pro 4GB
    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.
    Perry M Lynch, CISSP CISA
    Mac Newbie, Security not-so-newbie

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    Member Since
    Jan 28, 2008
    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.

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    Kash's Avatar
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    Dec 03, 2006
    Irvine, CA
    Black Macbook C2D 2GHz 3GB RAM 250GB HD iPhone 4 iPad 3G
    As stated in your other thread, XP x64 won't work with Boot Camp for the same reason, drivers.

    June 2007
    July 2009

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    fleurya's Avatar
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    Nov 18, 2006
    Anytown, USA
    27" iMac 2.7GHz Core i5, iPhone 6, iPad Air 2, 4th gen Apple TV
    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?
    "Give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others"

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    Member Since
    Jan 28, 2008
    I'm sure it will happen eventually.

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