Windows for Mac - which version?

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I installed XP32 in my Fusion installation. I believe Fusion supports the 64-bit versions of both XP and Windows (but you should visit vmware.com to confirm). I have allocated my RAM 1 and 1. For the 32 bit version of XP, many folks say 512 is sufficient but I have not noticed any issues going 1 and 1, and since you can change it on the fly, you can tweak away at it. I use Office (Student/teacher edition) under Fusion and it works seamlessly, no issues at all. It's especially valuable in Unity where I can just launch Word on my Mac desktop (or excel or powerpoint) without seeing the whole windows desktop. Piece of cake.

Note that in the new Fusion 2.0 Beta 2 release, you get even better integration and more expansive Unity features.

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2015 Retina 4K iMac. Monterey. 8GB RAM. Crucial 500GB external SSD
install windows to do word processing? I use office 04 for that and it works fine. better than the PC version of office imho.
 
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Some people need to use Office 2007 for Windows for various reasons; I need to do that because my companies macros and other items don't translate well into Office 2008 and I can't create docs in 2008 that use our stuff. It's a pain but that's the way it is for some folks.

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Sammy, yes, Fusion does support the 64 version.
However, I chose 32 bit simply because I don't want the headache of manually findin drivers as I plan to install it via Bootcamp and don't feel I'll really need to make the most of the performance boost 64 bit gives you.

Cheers for the help everyone!
 

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