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Running Windows on your Mac by Dwight Silverman

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Chapter 4. Running Windows Using Parallels

Because I write a newspaper column that often features reviews of new personal computer systems, those in the market for a machine often ask my advice—and that includes my coworkers. I can always tell when they‘re seeking counsel, because they usually initiate the conversation with, “People probably ask you this all the time, but . . .”

I don‘t mind doing this. In fact, I enjoy it, because it keeps me in touch with what everyday folks want in personal technology. What I‘m hearing more often lately from Windows users is that they are considering buying a Mac, but they also want the option to run Windows on it. Almost all of them, though they are not techies, have heard of Parallels Desktop for Mac, and ...

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