What do you use for windows?

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What's best?

  1. Bootcamp

    8 vote(s)
    19.0%
  2. Parallels

    7 vote(s)
    16.7%
  3. VMware Fusion

    27 vote(s)
    64.3%
  1. FEELSGOODMEN

    FEELSGOODMEN New Member

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    and why?

    this friday my new HD and ram comes in from new egg. i have XP to install.
     
  2. TheWeasel

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    VMWare. Must faster then Parallels, better support, less crashing, etc.
     
  3. FEELSGOODMEN

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  5. Euclid

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    I don't use Windows at all :noes:
     
  6. FEELSGOODMEN

    FEELSGOODMEN New Member

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    i have to for school and work.
     
  7. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    what he said
     
  8. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    really? I thought parallels was the way to go for a Windows installation. I've been using that. I'll need to try out VMWare.
     
  9. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    if i have to, crossover
     
  10. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    I tried crossover and didn't like it at all
     
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    none at all
     
  12. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    Parallels was the shit till Fusion came on the block...
    Fusion is everything Paralells is, just leaner and faster
     
  13. TheWeasel

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    I did vote.
     
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    no voting option for none.
     
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    fusion
     
  17. dorkultra

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    well, i usually only use windows if i have to rip/burn a dvd. because it is automated very well on my desktop pc, also means that i don't have to have any slowdown on my macbook

    so really, i use a desktop pc for windows.

    if i really need to use windows on my macbook, i use vmware. it is so much better than parallels
     
  18. Casino

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    I used to use Parallels for XP, then switched to vmware which was a lot better. But I haven't used XP in months anyways.
     
  19. Deepsix

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    if you don't use windows... you don't vote.
     
  20. Tvan

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    I tried Parallels and it would never properly access my bootcamp partition. I'm going to try out Fusion when I wipe everything to install Leopard.
     
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    Both Bootcamp and VMWare
     
  22. RLich8

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    Bootcamp for me.
     
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    UNITY with VmWare is the win all the way
     
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    For playing games I thought Bootcamp was the only way to go? Wouldn't you take a performance hit not running Windows natively?
     
  25. bovine

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    VMWare because it's fast. I need Windows for Pspice, Labview, MultiSim/Ultiboard, Visual Studio and Excel '07.

    Macs really suck when it comes to engineering applications. :(

    Can't wait til I get out and go to law school; deleting my Windows VM the second I finish my BSEE. :)
     

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