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Could an Apple Macbook run Windows Vista Home Premium?

by kinsella01 / January 19, 2007 7:23 AM PST

and could it run all the Aero features and designs?

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(NT) (NT) VHP - yes. Aero - theoretically no (Intel GMA)
by udayan71 / January 19, 2007 7:26 AM PST
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by Chris_Fon / January 19, 2007 7:36 AM PST

MacBook's have a poor 64Mb Shared GPU, and vista requires at least 128?? I think.

MacBook Pro's could probably do it well

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I ran vista on my macbook IntelGM950
by benanzo / January 19, 2007 8:16 AM PST
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for all of 5 minutes before I realized it was nothing special...

It ran aero just fine.

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by Chris_Fon / January 21, 2007 4:28 AM PST

Out of pure curiocity, (and possible future use): How did you get vista onto the Macbook?

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(NT) (NT)BootCamp I'd bet, but not sure.
by shantanubala / January 21, 2007 12:22 PM PST
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Use Bootcamp
by ktreb / January 21, 2007 3:25 PM PST
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So that it will run Aero. I don't know this from experience, but got this info from Leo Laporte's Tech Guy podcast. And he's been using Vista for a couple of months now.

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