Okay, challenge match:
Set up Windows XP SP2 under Parallels, then try to upgrade it to SP3.
Or, try to upgrade Parallels Desktop 3 to version 4.
You'll find out just how fragile the house of cards really is.
On Mar 25, 2009, at 2:19 PM, David Houston wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Mar 2009, Andrew Hendrickson intoned:
> AH:I'd also add that I've used all three products and have found the
> AH:implementation of virtual Windows under MacOS to be a very
> fragile house of
> AH:cards. One that I would really prefer not to have to support in
> AH:widespread manner and would thus discourage site licensing for.
> I'll chime in on this as well. I have been running Win XP SP2 under
> VMWare server under RHEL for maybe 2? years and honestly, it is very
> I would say that if you have the option to do so, a dual boot system
> the most sense. In my experience, WinXP (and I am just getting Vista
> going) often seems to run better....
> David Houston
> University of Vermont
> Phone: (802) 656 2013
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