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Ive been given a MAC well my grandad has, He doesnt know how to use a MAC and hes only just learn't how to use windows and he needs a new computer for his work. Is there anyway I can convert it to run windows?
Its running MAC OS 9 atm.
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450mhz
256sdram
dvd-rom
20gb HD
apple USB mouse + keyboard
 

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You can not convert it run windows, but you can run an application call virtual pc. You should be able to run most pc applications in this environment.
 
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I wouldn't run VPC with those specs though.

And does VPC work in 9? I though it was for OS X only...
 
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Hmm, seems it does run in 9. You could try it.

Or you could sell your machine to someone that will use it as a Mac, and put that money towards a new PC.
 
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what does he need it to do at work? the MAC Operating system is the easiest to learn, especially if you've never touched a computer in your life. Anything a PC can do, a Mac can do better
 

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MacAddikt said:
what does he need it to do at work? the MAC Operating system is the easiest to learn, especially if you've never touched a computer in your life. Anything a PC can do, a Mac can do better
Sounds like a commercial. No you can, yes I can. Anything a PC can do, a Mac can do better. No you can, yes I can. :D
 
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rman said:
Sounds like a commercial. No you can, yes I can. Anything a PC can do, a Mac can do better. No you can, yes I can. :D


exactly :)
 
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Its true, Ive tought my grand parents how to use a mac 2 times faster than it took me to teach them the windows, and this was on classic.
 
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1) well I can't be ******* arsed
2) Its for like a load of old people to use as a general computer :(

btw im gonna sell it and put the money towards a pc. How much dya think I should sell it for???
specs:
450mhz
256sdram
dvd drive
20gb HD
apple USB mouse + keyboard
17" monitor

MODERATOR NOTE: Need to watch your language. Refer to the RULES.
 
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If you get 400.00, you'll be doing good - in my opinion. The dvd player is a neat extra, but 450 mgz is brutal.
 
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Well.. i suppose i should refute you now :D
1. clean language
2. old people and macs get along great. how much could they actually need? a 400mhz mac i would think is equivalent to a 1ghz PC or somewhere abouts. They can't do much gaming I assume... mostly they would just need internet.. something that.. i assume the g4 does great with, or iMac which was built for. You should seriously reconsider, mac is great, and theres no reason to waste money on a new computer if they dont need it.
 

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