Find essential advice for running Windows on your Intel-based
Read this book to learn why you want to use a Mac to run Windows; understand the pros and cons of Apple's Boot Camp versus virtualization software; and find advice and step-by-step instructions for installing either Windows XP or Vista in Boot Camp, Parallels Desktop 3.0, VMware Fusion, and VirtualBox.
You'll also get help with connecting third-party peripherals and printers, sharing files between operating systems, avoiding Windows malware, and backing up a Windows installation. Plus, the book looks briefly at running Windows software without installing Windows and at running Windows on PowerPC-based Macs.
Read this book to learn the answers to questions such as:
How can I get a copy of Windows XP or Vista that will work on a Mac?
What can I expect and how can I avoid problems with Windows activation?
Should I run Parallels Desktop, VMware Fusion, or VirtualBox?
How can I best right-click in Boot Camp?
How can I make my Bluetooth device work with Boot Camp?
What are my options for sharing files between Windows and Mac OS X?
What is a smart way to back up my Windows installation?
How can I print from my Windows software?
What techniques can I use to avoid viruses and spyware in Windows?
How do I use one installation of Windows for Boot Camp and my virtualization software?
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