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Windows on mac

by Nbajason / September 14, 2013 6:55 AM PDT

HI guys I'm getting macbook pro soon as my course requires me to use Final cut pro etc, so I wanted to know if there are any cons for using windows with bootcamp, does it slow down the system? i dont care much about having to reboot as long as it works fine for running some softwares encase i need them and obviously some nice games.
Does it really run smoothly? (mac and windows)

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You may be surprised to know,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 14, 2013 9:58 AM PDT
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that Windows 7 running on a Mac was voted as the best platform on which to run Windows 7.

Booting into Windows using BootCamp uses all the horsepower that the Mac possesses.

You will not be disappointed


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thanks man really, by the way....
by Nbajason / September 14, 2013 7:57 PM PDT

Does it really require an original license for windows?

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Yes, of course.
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 15, 2013 12:32 AM PDT

Once you install, and boot, Windows 7, at least, onto the Mac via Boot Camp, that Mac becomes a Windows machine.
As such it is open to all the same sort of problems that any Windows machine faces. Just because it is running on a Mac does not protect it in any way

It still has to be activated.


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