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Topic # 84673 5-Jun-2011 00:27
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Is there an emulator available anywhere? I am  PC user and wish to play on a MAC OS X to learn it, without buying one. Next laptop may well be one. Im looking for a basic emulator, web or otherwise 

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  Reply # 477903 5-Jun-2011 01:14
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Nope. There's no legal way to do this either, but if you really want to, google "OS x86" or something similar. People have figured out how to install OS X onto PCs. However it's illegal to do.

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  Reply # 477923 5-Jun-2011 09:20
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Try Vultr using this link and get us both some credit:

 

http://www.vultr.com/?ref=7033587-3B




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  Reply # 477924 5-Jun-2011 09:20
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Sorry, I wasnt clear, but tks for he reply. I really meant a simulation, so I can get some familiarity using the interface

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  Reply # 480599 13-Jun-2011 12:46
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I'm a few days late here, but any simulation would have to be a real installation of the OS; it's really not possible to simulate something as in-depth as a new OS otherwise.

As mentioned it's possible to install OS X on a regular PC if your hardware matches up, or through VMware/VirtualBox. I'm not aware of any law against this, only Apple's terms.

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  Reply # 480605 13-Jun-2011 12:59
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There are demo models in all Dick Smith stores, as well as JB HiFi and probably Harvey Norman and Noel Leeming too. Jump on and have a play.

Aside from that go to www.apple.com a and view the feature videos for OS X

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  Reply # 480612 13-Jun-2011 13:17

tdgeek: Hi all



Is there an emulator available anywhere? I am  PC user and wish to play on a MAC OS X to learn it, without buying one. Next laptop may well be one. Im looking for a basic emulator, web or otherwise 


 

Or buy a cheap second hand one on trademe, running tiger, leopard or snow leopard. 

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  Reply # 480618 13-Jun-2011 13:36
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I have ran it in Virtualbox in the past, and it works quite well - give it a go :)




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  Reply # 480628 13-Jun-2011 14:03
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Can confirm that virtualbox (free) will run osx on your windows pc.
You just need to get yourself an osx install DVD - or google hackintosh or ideneb.




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