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Discussion in 'DOS/Other' started by Solarant, Nov 25, 2001.

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  1. Solarant

    Solarant Thread Starter

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    I just bought a Mac G4, Here is my problem I have a lot of software I bought for my PC ,Photoshop 6, Flash 5, ETC,
    I am having problems loading it into the Mac, I keep geting the message
    "Set up exe could not be opened because the application program that made it could not be found"
    Any help anyone, desperate in Dayton.
     
  2. Max19

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    You can't install PC software on a MAC. You have to purchase MAC versions of the software.
     
  3. plejon

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    There are some pc emulators on the market that will run on the Mac. Below is a small extract from the connectix site. Don't expect miracles though, this is more of a "workaround" solution. If your main goal is to run PC software, sell the Mac, and buy a PC.


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    Put a PC in your Mac!

    Now it's easier than ever to give your Mac the PC compatibility you need. Virtual PC for Mac, Version 4 lets you put a fast, powerful PC inside your G3 or G4 Mac, enabling you to run PC applications, access PC networks, share files with PC-based colleagues, and use PC-only Internet services and applications. Choose from a range of pre-installed pre-configured OS's; Windows® 98, Me, 2000, or PC DOS.

    http://www.connectix.com/products/vpc4m.html
     
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