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Intel iMac running XP!

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Rudy    457

Partially, just the main page, the forums and such are still down. Apparently his host killed his account because of how much of the server resources it was using haha.

Anyway, I'm getting tired of all the discussions of how this could be fake or not, so let me just reiterate again, the VERY VERY VERY simple way to fake this, is just take a screenshot of Windows and make it full screen on OSX, not hard at all, so lets give all the discussions of what VM it could be a rest and just wait for actual news.

the first thing i did after posting the msg on this board was post a msg on the contest board so it's working here

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furby    0
It's definatly real, photos have been updated! :D

http://www.flickr.com/photos/32436196@N00/

Can you post the updated piture/s. I saw the others, but flickr is blocked where I am :pinch:

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tony-inpo    1

Not trying to sound funny, but why is it whenever someone does something like this, they take the crappiest photos of the workstation they did it on. Always blurry etc.

I'm not doubting its credibility, but if I had just done it, I'd photo everything - show it off.

Just a thought

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Rudy    457

awesome :p i think this really proof it's real....scares me a bit though because i didnt see an option to boot OSX....

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bubbl3    0

He sent the solution to the contest guys, so don't panic because in the rules it's stated you must be able to dual-boot :)

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Bizkit    25

Lol, I guess that answers what that black thing was, another computer!

But that is amazing! He really did it! I just want him to show us the option of dual booting.

Man, this is great news. Imagine, turning on your computer, and having the choice to load XP or OSX!

Who thought this day would ever come?

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.Neo    1,834

awesome :p i think this really proof it's real....scares me a bit though because i didnt see an option to boot OSX....

I think it isn't possible atm to boot both Mac OS X and Windows XP. :/

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Banzai    0

so he doesnt win because he hasnt got it duel booting

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JiveMasterT    0

I wonder how it dual boots. I mean, in the setup there was something about the EFI or another drive, so I'm assuming two drives were used.

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sn00pie    2

Just watched the video, that's ****ing sweet. Let's hope he wins the contest for his hard work. (Y)

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NeoXY    7

(Y) Nice

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Sean J    0

This is pretty big!

History was written today!

And all of you were here to see it,

someting to tell your kids kids someday :p

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SnowRanger13    27

Time for me to order one of these new Intel macs now :p

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AJerman    761

the first thing i did after posting the msg on this board was post a msg on the contest board so it's working here

Ahh, he must have just gotten it back up. I hadn't checked RIGHT when I replied, but probably an hour or so before. Glad to see it all back up again :)

Just watched the video, nice, looks like he's done well. It all seems to work rather smoothly as well. Good job!

He's given it to 9 testers to try it out. We should hear the results by the end of the day!

Edited by Betaz

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Bossstms    0

nice i've looked at the video and it seems from what i've seen that pretty much everything runs smoothly, in the hardware panel even the network card seems to be working.

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Rudy    457

I think it isn't possible atm to boot both Mac OS X and Windows XP. :/

must be possible if they submited their solution, because the contest said it MUST dual boot

nice i've looked at the video and it seems from what i've seen that pretty much everything runs smoothly, in the hardware panel even the network card seems to be working.

yup, everything except the built in iSight seems to be working

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Shadrack    601

i thought it was a hoax at first. hopefully it will work with a macbook as well.

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ecotrojan    11

good luck to the guy,

well done, and hope he doesnt read this forum. Too many fanboys :shiftyninja:

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TogaForComfort    1

Well, I know apple are using maxtor drives in the intel mac so I think this may be it

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Starcom826    25

With my somewhat limited experience with Macs, I think you have to hold a key down to get a menu to boot into different OSes otherwise it boots into the default one. That would explain why there was no option shown in the video.

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