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I have a desktop pc and was given an apple laptop. Is it possible to change the laptop's operating system to windows? I want to be able to take files from my desktop and work on them on the laptop. Any suggestions as to what I should do?

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Apple/Macintosh hardware is of a completely different design making running OSes build for I386 hardware on them NATIVELY impossible. There are some emulators you could use but I assume, like any other emulator, some performance/processor power is lost in the switch.

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You can try another unix or linux based OS i think, alot of them are very similar to windows.
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i found these somewhere else:

"You can't open unless you have an x86 emulator. There is VPC which is best but also most expensive one. Take a look at this:
and there is also Wintel:


"It probably won't be available for quite some time but check out darwine on sourceforge.net . They're working on a way to open windows files on mac. Without an emulator. Here's the link [url="http://darwine.opendarwin.org/""]http://darwine.opendarwin.org/"[/url]

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