Now you no longer have to choose between Mac OS X and Windows!
The latest Macs from Apple can run both Mac OS X and Windows, so
you’re not limited to just one operating system. Running
Windows on your Mac explains how this simple technology works
and walks you through every phase of the process of setting up
Windows on your Mac. Are you a Windows user who’s buying your
first Mac? A Macintosh user who needs to run Windows software? Or
just a computer user who wants the best of both worlds?
There’s something in this book for everyone. You’ll
find detailed instructions for installing Windows on your Mac in
three easy ways; a friendly guide to the Mac for Windows users; and
a handy reference to Windows for Mac users.
In this book, you’ll learn how to
Load and configure the two most popular Mac OS X virtualization programs, Parallels Desktop for Mac and VM ware Fusion.
Install Windows easily, either in Parallels or Fusion, or with Boot Camp.
Keep your Windows installation in top shape, free of viruses and spyware.
Run Windows applications alongside Macintosh programs.
Add your new Mac to an existing Windows network.
Explore the intricacies of a new operating system, whether it’s Mac OS X or Windows.
Table of Contents
- Introduction: Making the Switch?
I. Installing and Running Windows on the Mac
- 1. Why Windows on the Mac?
- 2. Using Boot Camp
- 3. Using Parallels Desktop for Mac
- 4. Running Windows Using Parallels
- 5. Advanced Parallels
- 6. Using VMware Fusion
- 7. Running Windows with Fusion
- 8. Advanced VMware Fusion
II. Macintosh for Windows Users
9. Mac Basics
- Using the Mouse and Keyboard
- Exploring the Desktop and the Finder
- Getting Docked
10. Inside System Preferences
- The Personal Group
- The Hardware Group
- The Internet & Network Group
- The System Group
11. Advanced Mac
- Managing Programs
- Connecting to a Network and the Internet
- Backing Up Using Time Machine
- Searching with Spotlight
- Organizing with Spaces
- Staying Secure
- 12. Mac Apps: An Overview
- 9. Mac Basics
III. Windows for Macintosh Users
- 13. Windows Basics
14. Advanced Windows
- Getting Online
- Managing Windows Programs
- Avoiding Malware
- Staying Secure
- Title: Running Windows on your Mac
- Release date: February 2008
- Publisher(s): Peachpit Press
- ISBN: 9780321552211