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5829Re: [wpmac] Re: Any Advice for Porting WordPerfect 10 Documents to a Mac?

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  • Michael Mulhern
    May 25, 2009
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      Such is the world of technology. My upgrade from Parallels v3 to v4
      went so smoothly - no problems and the resulting W2K system felt even
      better than before.

      To each their own.



      On 25/05/2009, at 2:41 PM, Chad Russell wrote:

      > > Yes Randy, I was going to Cite the same results. As a side note,
      > > current Fusion is faster than v3 Parallels, but v4 Parallels is
      > faster
      > > than both.
      > The problem is that although Parallels 4 is faster than VMWare
      > Fusion 2, it is still much "flakier" -- for example, the upgrader
      > from Parallels 3 to 4 was so badly-written and poorly-tested that it
      > managed to utterly destroy all my virtual machines (even those on a
      > backup server that I had accidentally left mounted), requiring me to
      > manually downgrade and restore all my PC files from offline backup.
      > I then switched to VMWare Fusion 2 and imported the restored
      > machines into it without a hitch.
      > VMWare appears to have a superior beta-testing process, and -- in my
      > experience -- produces a much more reliable product; perhaps this is
      > the reason Fusion is slower than Parallels and has a somewhat
      > smaller feature set. I finally got Parallels 4 running, and it is a
      > faster, slicker product -- but I will never trust it again, and am
      > going to stick with VMWare Fusion 2 for the foreseeable future.

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