Vmware and XP (OEM ?)

Discussion in 'Apple' started by swebb99, Oct 20, 2007.

  1. swebb99

    swebb99 Guest


    I want to install XP on the iMac I've order so I can run a few old
    bits of s/w. I need to get hold of XP and I notice that amazon and a
    few other places sell XP SP2 OEM. Is this ok to install ? I'm not
    totally sure of the liciencing situation and how Microsoft will feel
    about me loading the OS on the iMac !

    swebb99, Oct 20, 2007
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    David Guest

    My OEM Copy was no problem to install and it runs fine, but I am using
    bootcamp - had to register? it by phone though as I couldn't get XP to
    connect to the net via the Apple USB modem.

    David, Oct 30, 2007
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