iMac Intel + XP or Virtual PC

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  1. ash

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    I want to buy a new PC, and really like the iMac. Its really for desktop use only, not HTPC.

    On http://www.engadget.com/ there are reports of people installing XP on mac, can you still run Mac on it though, and what are the other cons? WIll it run smoothly.

    And also, can you jsut use Virtual PC?
     
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    The XP hack is pretty new, so not much news yet. But it is dual-boot.

    Virtual PC is not yet available for intel Macs. Microsoft have comitted to providing an update, but haven't announced a timetable.
     
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    Actually, here's what Microsoft officially say ....
    from here.

    Doesn't sound good, does it ? Weasel words there .. determining feasibility etc.
     
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    Thanks, well the new Intels arent exactly underpowered in any way.
     

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