- Aug 28, 2004
Now that the new Imac has been announced, I wonder if anyone knows if it will run PC software. I have a huge collection and would hate to have to buy new software for the Mac.
So....macguru said:According to recent postings on a number of Windows and Mac sites, Windows XP currently can't boot on the Mactel machines because of Apple's use of the EFI (Extensible Firmware Interface) in place of the standard BIOS, or Basic Input/Output System. What's needed is either a refreshed version of Windows XP, Windows Vista (which will support EFI), or an EFI hack. My money is on the last option arriving in a week or two.
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