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Mac OS should remove hardware restrictions

by axis701 / October 20, 2011 6:41 AM PDT

IMO Mac should stop be being "mac only" and allow users to install the OS on regular pc's in the same way that Microsoft does with Windows.

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One wonders if, in your 13 years of Windows use,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / October 20, 2011 10:06 AM PDT

you have every had problems with drivers, non-working peripherals, incompatibilities with software (to name a few)

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If that happens
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 21, 2011 5:59 AM PDT

How would you feel about the loss of an one stop to fix your Apple problems? If you brought in your Hackentosh there would be no documentation to support the thing.

You can see this is part of the Windows drag chute and anchor drag effect. Without standard hardware, support is going to fail.
Bob

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