Can I get windows on my mac?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by alliesand, Dec 11, 2006.

  1. alliesand macrumors newbie


    May 21, 2006
    I dont know if my mac is intel based. Please help me out! I have an iBook G4, with OS X 10.4.8, 1.42 Ghz PowerPC G4 processor. Please help me!
  2. vniow macrumors G4

    Jul 18, 2002
    I accidentally my whole location.
    Yes you do.

    You're going to have to use Virtual PC if you want to run Windows on that thing.

  3. Jaffa Cake macrumors Core

    Jaffa Cake

    Aug 1, 2004
    The City of Culture, Englandshire
    I'm afraid not – the G4 is a PowerPC processor, not an Intel one.

    You could try something like Virtual PC if you're desperate to run Windows, but it won't run anywhere near as fast as Boot Camp on an Intel Mac.
  4. tominated macrumors 68000


    Jul 7, 2006
    Queensland, Australia
    if it is a g3, g4 or a g5, it is powerpc based and you cannot run windows without hassle (you need virtual pc which is painfully slow)
  5. apfhex macrumors 68030


    Aug 8, 2006
    Northern California
    In fact, if it was any Mac released before January 2006, it didn't have Intel Inside.

    The iBook G4's were replaced with the MacBook's which have Intel Core Duo processors.

    Unless you're going to be doing the most rudimentary stuff, VirtualPC will probably be too slow for you.

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