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    Default Windows via bootcamp? best option please

    I have a Macbook Pro Intel. I have returned to school and am taking a required computer class on Microsoft Office Pro. I need to be able to run this on Windows, as the Mac version of Office is too different to use.... I need to be able to run the same program at home that I use at school.

    So do I buy Windows 7 and install via Bootcamp...or via another program. I read a little online about his and wonder if I would run into any problems. I have a demo version of Office that I could run on this if I had windows. I also can buy MS Office for Windows at a student discount if i need to.

    or do I buy a cheap laptop already with windows and not worry about messing up my Mac.

    As you can tell, I haven't done anything like this before and am a bit skittish. I also would like to save $ if possible.

    Everything was fine as long as i could finish my assigments in class, but they are getting longer and I need to finish them at home and thus my dilemma. thanks!!!!!



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    Install it with Boot Camp only if you need heavy performance, like with games or design programs. If you are going to use it only for Office, you can install a virtual machine with Paralells (not free), VMware (not free) or VirtualBox (free).
    I use VirtualBox and works fine, and it is free.

    You can also use Office for Mac, it is fully compatible with the Windows version

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    Thanks for your help. I am running Windows 7 now in VB, although I can't print from Windows or some reason. Please see my other thread if you can help with this.

 

 

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