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    Default Is hackintosh legal at my laptop that I use at company for work?

    I'm a HUGE fan of macos, but i cant buy macbook. i have a fujitsu siemens laptop at work, it has licensed windows pro installed on, and i want to install hackintosh as well. and time to time I want to use hackintosh at company for my work.

    will it cause any legal troubles to the company i work for?



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    Default The mac is not freeware

    Yes it will cause legal problems, especially if it is NOT your laptop and is a company owned laptop.

    The "hackintosh" movement came from field testing allowed by the developer community - some people had to write drivers and things - for the original base OS kernel and things that Apple sanctioned porting BSD UNIX for a Macintosh base OS - then it became and continued as a movement that Apple has not said much about because it is in reality building them a new product line and following - HOWEVER; it is NOT freeware nor the Apple licensed product.

    A Windows license is NOT an Apple license, and the owner of the laptop or computer is responsible for what is on it.

    So YES it could cause legal problems - and WOULD cause legal problems of a very costly nature if the company was found to have unlicensed software on it's equipment.

    It does not take a Lawyer to figure that out. If you buy a Retail copy, get the companies permission and do it - that might be a different story - HOWEVER - apple is not a fan of unauthorized equipment running the MAC OS. Google "apple sues over mac clones" and see how unpleasant this is in Apples' eyes.

    Duh . . .

 

 

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