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Picking the right Windows 8 for your Mac

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Picking the right Windows 8 for your Mac


    With the introduction of Windows 8, Microsoft may have reduced the number of retail SKUs, but there are still many options compared with the single OS X installation. Selecting the correct version for running in Boot Camp or other virtualization solution is important.

    John Rizzo at MacWindows says that the wrong version of Microsoft Windows 8 may not install in Apple's Boot Camp or in Parallels Desktop or VMware Fusion solutions. Or the version may be more software (and cost) than you need.

    Read more at source: Picking the right Windows 8 for your Mac | ZDNet

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    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
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    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    I wonder if I can use my Windows 8 that had Media Center pre-installed? I can't use that version for any update, it is fresh-install only or In-Place install. I like what I am reading here, Apple is definitely supporting Bootcamp further. I know the new Workstations with the 4 TB Drives do not support it, but the rest of them do,.
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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    I want to see a picture of a mac on the Start Screen with the background color as chrome silver with greyish Desktop tiles.
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