Running Mac OS in PC

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ljCharlie Posted: Tue, Jan 15 2008 3:29 PM

If Mac Pro is running on Intel chip and most of hardwares are PC compatible, is it possible to run Mac OS in a PC? If so, what are the instructions?

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smd4420 replied on Tue, Jan 15 2008 4:50 PM

It sure is. Google "hackintosh" you'll find everything you need to know about it. Big Smile

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M0R0NI replied on Wed, Jan 16 2008 10:28 AM

Question is, Why? What is the advantage?

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smd4420 replied on Wed, Jan 16 2008 3:31 PM

You could have all the features and "security" of a mac for the low cost of a pc and something to show off to other ppl. I think mostly its done just because it can be done.

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Foosa replied on Tue, Jan 22 2008 3:28 AM

Google osx86.  You will find some nice reading material on the very idea of mac on a pc.

 But At best it is a hack job, and unstable, on a good day.  The only point is bragging rights.  If you have it but can't trust it to run right or at all, why have it?  I do not suggest attempting any form of mac to pc conversion.

 If you are interested in something different get into Linux.  Ubuntu is a good place to get your feet wet and learn about Linux.
 

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M0R0NI replied on Wed, Jan 23 2008 9:17 AM

I agree a great place to learn about Linux.

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digitaldd replied on Thu, Jan 24 2008 9:30 AM

Try the InsanelyMac Forums. lots of people have had varying amounts of success with laptops and or desktops.

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 Might want to check this out

Hack Attack

Build a Hackintosh Mac for Under $800

http://lifehacker.com/software/hack-attack/build-a-hackintosh-mac-for-under-800-321913.php 

 

 

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