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Can a WIN 7 Home Edition using

by DChrisL / January 12, 2013 2:21 AM PST
Erasing the hard drive. and installing a MAC in it?
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by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 12, 2013 3:30 AM PST

Sorry, but the Mac OS license forbids installing it on non-Apple Hardware. So it's a hack (that's why it's called hackintosh). So the forum policies forbid discussing it. That's why I'm locking this thread.


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here's an interesting article on that
by itsdigger / January 12, 2013 2:34 AM PST pay attention to the pre-built computer portion of the article. I've been contemplating this also for a friend that's a Mac fan....Digger
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