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haa anyone used parallels?

Bert Bates
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That bit of OS X software that lets you run Windoze apps? Unfortunately I have to run a Window$ app for a few days and I'm trying to avoid dusting off my old, old PC...


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Bear Bibeault
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Yup. Works fine for me even if a bit slow.

What I like best about it is that I can boot Windows when I need to test something, and then take great joy in making it go away!


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Rene Larsen
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WMware has just released there VMware Fusion in a final release.


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Pauline McNamara
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I've used it and it worked fine, felt a tad slow to me too.

Because I was going back and forth between Mac and one Windows app it felt kind of clumsy, especially because of the different keyboard layouts. Because of that I eventually gave up on that one app (too lazy to delve into changing the keyboard mapping). I did manage to keep all my files and data on the Mac side pretty easily using Windows Sharing in System Preferences.
 
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