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7892Re: [wpmac] Re: WordPerfect backwards compatibility

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  • Geoff Gilbert
    Jul 25, 2013
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      Lea
      Happily running WPWin X5 in Windows 7 under Parallels 8.
      Set aside an hour for the install
      Geoff
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      > Lea Tassie <mailto:ibltassie@...>
      > 26 July 2013 03:59
      > Thanks again. That makes some of my notes clearer! I do have a Windows 7
      > disk, so I'm sure that will suffice.
      > Irene
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      > mxytsplyk@... <mailto:mxytsplyk@...>
      > 26 July 2013 02:30
      > I should be more specific: Parallels is a means of booting up your Mac in
      > Windows itself, made possible by Apples' switch to Intel type
      > hardware. It
      > will be faster than emulation such as VMWare Fusion. You'll need a
      > Windows
      > System Disk appropriate to the requirements of WP for Windows.
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      > Joe
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      > Lea Tassie <mailto:ibltassie@...>
      > 25 July 2013 20:29
      > Thanks,Joe. I did look up VM Ware Fusion a couple of days ago, but I'm not
      > computer-savvy enough to understand how it functions. The computer expert
      > in London Drugs this morning mentioned Parallels (which he didn't have in
      > stock) and was rather dismissive about running WP in emulation. So my next
      > step is to go talk to someone more friendly and ask lots of questions.
      > There are other London Drug stores here, and also a couple of computer
      > service centers that sell Apple, though there's no Apple store here.
      > Irene
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      > On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 12:21 AM, mxytsplyk@...
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      > mxytsplyk@... <mailto:mxytsplyk@...>
      > 25 July 2013 08:21
      > You could also run your Windows WP on your Mac in emulation using
      > Parallels
      > or VM Ware Fusion. Have you looked into that?
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      > Joe
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