Written by cross-platform guru Joe Kissell and based on innumerable hours of research, the book covers Windows 7, Vista, and XP, and it gives procedures for working with the latest versions of virtualization programs VMware Fusion, Parallels Desktop, and VirtualBox, along with Apple's dual-boot solution, Boot Camp.
For each option, Kissell provides instructions for installing the software and for installing Windows, and he goes further by explaining how to make peripherals--mice, keyboards, and printers--behave properly, how to share files between the Mac and Windows environments, and how to integrate the Mac and Windows interfaces. Kissell also looks at software that makes it possible to run Windows programs on a Mac without installing Windows itself, and he explains methods of acquiring Windows, a topic made confusing by Microsoft's many licensing options and activation mechanism.
Questions answered in the ebook include:
- How can I get a copy of Windows that will work on a Mac?
- Which version of Windows should I run?
- How can I set things up so that Windows won't bog down?
- How should I handle partitioning for my Windows installation?
- How do I avoid and handle activation hassles?
- Boot Camp is free with Mac OS X, but what are its pros and cons?
- How can I best run Windows with Boot Camp and virtualization software?
- What's the best way to right-click in Windows?
- How do I print from my Windows software?
- How do I make my Bluetooth devices work in Windows?
- What is FAT32, and why might it matter to me?
- What are the coolest new features in Parallels Desktop 5?
- What's new and exciting in VMware Fusion 3?
- Should I run VMware Fusion, Parallels Desktop, or VirtualBox?
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Take Control of Running Windows on a Mac
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