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#1 Rekhillbill

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 11:31 AM

Is it possible to create a partition on my Toshiba laptop, running Windows 7, and use it to run a Mac OS?



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Posted 22 March 2013 - 12:26 PM

Not legally. The EULA for the Apple OS states that it can only be run and supported on Apple branded hardware.

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 01:02 PM

OK.

 

Thanks,

 

But, that brings up the reverse question…is it legal to run a Windows 7 OS in a Mac OS virtual environment?



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Posted 22 March 2013 - 02:37 PM

I am not a lawyer and since you say 'virtual environment' I don't think there are any issues.

If someone with more knowledge reading this can confirm or deny please do.

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 04:18 PM

Alot of schools have Apple machines with Windows Dual Booted, So as long as its a Retail Copy not a COA copy, you should be fine


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Posted 31 July 2013 - 10:10 PM

 Windows 7 partition  runs Mac OS----Not available, but running Windows OS on Mac OS is available. Both partitions for operating system couldn't be the same partition.  Otherwise, it cannot boot.

 

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