Windows on a Mac Program

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by macosxisdabest, Mar 28, 2009.

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    Is it possible for a windows on a mac program to be downloaded and installed without a windows cd? It's for Intel Mac OS X...
     
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    A lot of programs can be used with Wine or Crossover
     
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    Not many games are available with crossover, though.
     
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    And with Wine, there's always a bug downloading a game.
     
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    Then your answer is probably "no"
    As r.j.s. asked... what program

    Woof, Woof - Dawg [​IMG]
     
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    I don't know, Parallel Desktops, Boot Camp, Vmware Fusion...
     
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    Well, Crossover and Wine/Darwine are the only ways to run Windows apps without installing Windows, so the answer would be no.

    All require a Windows install disc.
     
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    With Wine (winehq.com), there are so many files to download I don't know which one to download...
     
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    Darwine is the way to go if you want to use Wine under OSX. Not many games will run under it, however.
     
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    The game that will work for Mac. Maybe Wine is necessary for this game, I don't know...
     
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    You have to buy the game from a retail store.
     
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    Well, then, Mac is no better than Windows on games...
     
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    Yes, its a shame having to pay for software. :rolleyes:
     
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    Windows can download it simple...
     
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    they don't all need the windows install disk. you just need the .iso file.
    i'm NOT SAYING to pirate it...
     
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    Wonderful? No one cares.

    Please follow the rules of the forum. Never ask to pirate software again.
     
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    Boot Camp = runs Windows native, only good option for gaming
    Virtual machine = good for productivity


    After re-reading this thread, I still have no clue what the hell macosxisdabest is asking. You saw a game on the Wine page and want it?
     
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    r.j.s

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    Correct, but he just wants to download it, not buy it.
     
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    I'm getting more and more confused with the OP's intentions as I read... :confused::confused::confused:
     

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