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# 18859 26-Jan-2008 20:22
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Hello,

My PC setup is A,
AMD Athlon 64X2 dual core processor 4400+
gigabyte GA-M61SME-S2  motherboard
SATA 80 GB hdd sony dru-810a DVD/CD-RW combo
 and i am just wondering as to whether i can install a Mac Os to this system?

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# 106934 26-Jan-2008 20:26
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Mac OS X is meant to run on Apple computers. Some people managed to install on some other machines but not without lots of changes in configuration - and only in some machines with special processors.

I'd say don't bother on yours.




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  # 106935 26-Jan-2008 20:28
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Virtually? Yes (to an extent), through PearPC.

Natively? Yes (to an extent), using hacks.

I wouldn't recommend any of them. PearPC is extremely slow and hasn't been updated in 2 years, and the hacks are against Apple Terms.

If you are installing Mac OS X, you need to have a legal license and CD. That would require a Mac. Otherwise it would technically be illegal.




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  # 106936 26-Jan-2008 20:31
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It is probably not going to happen, as the others have stated.
Also, it would help if you are going to try and install it without running a virtual machine, is to use an intel processor and not AMD.



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# 106938 26-Jan-2008 20:43
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yea thanks for the advice i didn't think it would work just wondering anyway i geuss i should just stick to what i know WINDOWS XP lol cheers

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  # 107044 27-Jan-2008 14:21
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Hmm, AMD is fine. As long as it supports SSE3. There were some problems with dual core AMDs though, causing stuttering. You woud be best looking at hackint0sh or insanelymac.

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