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Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS by Brad Miser

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Lesson 12 Running Windows on Your Mac

In this lesson, you learn how to run Windows applications on your Mac.

Understanding Options to Run Windows on a Mac

Although some of us prefer Macintosh computers, the fact is that a lot more people use Windows computers, especially in businesses and other large organizations. This means that more applications are available for Windows computers, and sometimes an application you have to run is only available for Windows computers. The good news for Mac users is that with Mac OS X Lion, you can run the Windows OS and the Mac OS on the same computer, getting the best of both worlds.

There are two ways you can run the Windows OS and applications on a Mac: Boot Camp and virtualization.

Boot Camp is the Apple ...

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