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    OS X running on PC Laptop?

    Here's a quick (and I hope not stupid) question...

    MacBooks now run on Intel chips, and OS X Leopard comes with Boot Camp, to dual boot into Windows.

    If that's the case, could I not buy (for example) a Dell Laptop, wipe it clean, then install OS X Leopard with Boot Camp on it? Or does OS X only run on Apple Intel microprocessors?

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    John

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    Re: OS X running on PC Laptop?

    I did a Google search. People have succeeded in running OS X on standard PC hardware, but it violates Apple's licensing agreement. So the answer to your question appears to be: yes, but not legally.

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    Re: OS X running on PC Laptop?

    At this time NO, as Apple would need to rewrite their code to run in reverse.

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    Off Topic: OS X running on PC Laptop?

    <hr>At this time NO, as Apple would need to rewrite their code to run in reverse.<hr>
    Are you saying Windows is backwards <img src=/S/evilgrin.gif border=0 alt=evilgrin width=15 height=15> ???
    Christopher Baldrey

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    Re: OS X running on PC Laptop?

    ?esrever ni nur ot edoc etirw uoy od woH

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    Re: Off Topic: OS X running on PC Laptop?

    No it is Apple that has to run in reverse as they want to run a GREAT OS on a "CrabApple" type of hardware <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15> <img src=/S/evilgrin.gif border=0 alt=evilgrin width=15 height=15>

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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