MAC with bootcamp?

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If you have one of the new macs with the intell chip: and you install boot camp (windows XP) can you run anything that would run on XP? for instance:

games
software: (3ds Max)
window protected song files

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yeah, but that requires a reboot every time you want to switch. a more acceptable solution is "parallels". this is a virtualization package. however, a drawback of this is that it only provides a few megabytes of birtual memory ram and therefore more graphics intensive programs such as 3dsmax and so forth dont run very well on it
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install parallels
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You can't do games with Parallels. Boot Camp if you want to play 3D games, Parallels for just about everything else.
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you could also try out Crossover Mac. and/or Darwine. i'm not sure how well they'd work for the tasks desired, but it wouldn't require a reboot or virtual pc and you could use windows programs.

http://www.codeweavers.com/products/cxmac/

they do have a video on that page that shows a part of Half Life 2..

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