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andrewjc

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I really need to install a PC program so I can do my math homework, but it is only compatible with windows 95 or higher, I went to compusa yesterday and virtual windows was like $249, after buying books on friday I definitly do not have that! is there another way?
 
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powercat

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Try these:

1. Getting virtual PC Emulator - if expensive then look into iemulator - www.iemulator.com will give you cheaper to buy over the internet.

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when i need to use pc only programs at my university i go to the computer labs where they have the programs....it sucks having to jump onto a windowz machine for a while, but it motivates you to get your work done as quickly as possible and back to your mac

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coach_z said:
when i need to use pc only programs at my university i go to the computer labs where they have the programs....it sucks having to jump onto a windowz machine for a while, but it motivates you to get your work done as quickly as possible and back to your mac

-chris
well. thats what i do right now, but i need to be able to work from home because i have a cousin i have to babysit daily, what is the cheapest way to do this?
 
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meltbanana314

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What program are you using? Have you searched around for the Mac equivalent of it?
 

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andrewjc said:
well. thats what i do right now, but i need to be able to work from home because i have a cousin i have to babysit daily, what is the cheapest way to do this?
Instead of buying VPC, it would probably be cheaper to just buy a cheap older PC to run the program. You can find cheap Windows PCs for less than $100 all over the place.
 

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What program is it that you need and what does it do (You can probably find a program that does what you are looking for on OS X)
 
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andrewjc

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whats a KVM switch
i have a PC, 1 gig ram 256mb gfx p4 2.8ghz but i wanted to be able to do homework on my laptop via the wireless internet at starbux, bookstores, my school, etc...
 
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andrewjc said:
whats a KVM switch
i have a PC, 1 gig ram 256mb gfx p4 2.8ghz but i wanted to be able to do homework on my laptop via the wireless internet at starbux, bookstores, my school, etc...
This is a KVM switch: http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APP...rKaJH3EaIVMR1Jj2UJq9/1.0.11.1.0.6.25.7.11.4.3

I recommend that you run your math program on your PC and use a program like Chicken of the VNC (http://sourceforge.net/projects/cotvnc/) to remotely control your PC from your laptop.
 
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I wouldn't plan on doing any great deal of work using Virtual PC, it is just too slow.
 
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