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7896Re: [wpmac] WordPerfect backwards compatibility

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  • Lea Tassie
    Jul 26, 2013
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      Thanks for that info, Chris. It's obvious my question about WP backwards
      compatibility doesn't need to be answered. I'm grateful for all the
      responses.
      Irene


      On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 7:57 PM, Chris Harshman <harshman@...> wrote:

      > **
      >
      >
      > Incorrect. Boot Camp is the Apple technology for booting your computer into
      > Windows.
      >
      > Both VMware Fusion and Parallels are virtualization technologies that run
      > Windows in a virtualized environment within OS X; VMware and Parallels
      > are neck and neck in terms of performance.
      >
      > The only emulation environment I am aware of that would have been
      > comparable was Virtual PC, which let you use Intel Windows software on
      > PowerPC Macintoshes, but Microsoft bought virtual PC years ago and that is
      > a dead product.
      >
      > On Thursday, July 25, 2013, mxytsplyk@... wrote:
      >
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > 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.
      > >
      > > Joe
      > >
      > >
      >
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      >
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