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Can Powerbook G4 run XP?


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Okay, I have a PowerBook G4 laptop and want to put XP on here somehow, someway. I've read that with Bootcamp you can do it, but you have to have an intel processor... My processor is NOT Intel. I've tried using Virtual PC for the MAC but it only lets me use half of my ram and its slow as hell.


So I'm curious if there is anyway whatsoever I can make this laptop run XP even as a partition? I have an external HD I could put XP on, but I'm not going to do it if I'm not sure it will even work. Just curious.. I've read all this x86 stuff and to be honest, I have no idea if that's even what I'm using.. I'm sort of new to the MacWorld.


If anyone could enlighten me, I'd really appreciate your help. Thanks


Here are my specs if anyone needs to know..


Hardware Overview:


Machine Name: PowerBook G4 17"

Machine Model: PowerBook5,1

CPU Type: PowerPC G4 (3.3)

Number Of CPUs: 1

CPU Speed: 1 GHz

L2 Cache (per CPU): 256 KB

L3 Cache (per CPU): 1 MB

Memory: 1 GB

Bus Speed: 167 MHz

Boot ROM Version: 4.6.2f1


System Software Overview:


System Version: Mac OS X 10.4.9 (8P135)

Kernel Version: Darwin 8.9.0

Boot Volume: Macintosh HD

Computer Name: Amanda

User Name: Amanda (amanda)

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That said, VPC is more than adequate for applications that don't update the screen often, that rely on the user typing (like word processing) or handle small files. I use VPC on a G4 Powerbook for some Windows-only business applications and have no serious issues with the performance.

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