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Changing from Windows Laptop to Apple's Powerbook

I am a Windows PC user for about 12 years now and I recenty decided to
play around the idea of migrating to Apple's Powerbook with Intel Dual
Core. I have heard a lot about the compatibility of the two systems
and am not sure whether I will have problems after buying Apple's
Powerbook with their own OS.

Could you please let me know whether I should
expect any problems if I migrate to an Apple computer? All my friends
use Windows PCs and my computer at work is also installed with
Windows. My main concern is compatibility of software and hardware
rather than getting used to a mac OS. Could you please let me know
what you think my most common areas of problems might be specific to the above or in general?

Thank you

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What I Know

In reply to: Changing from Windows Laptop to Apple's Powerbook

There has just been a competition which has been won, $14,000.00 for the best compapability program to migrate windows to Apple. It might be worth waiting a month or two for this to be implemented. I would contact Apple to ask them about this.

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Thanks for your reply. Do your mean that if this is implemented, it will make all software and hardware compatible for both OSs needing no special or different drivers? I have until the end of the year to decide on this anyway so I could wait for a while... Where did you hear/read about this competition? Very interesting!

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