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Is it easy to install VPC?
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Mar 15, 2002, 03:47 PM
 
I was just curious is it hard or anything to install VPC or is just like (almost) every other app - easy to install?

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Mar 15, 2002, 04:20 PM
 
Its easy. Esp. if it comes with an OS already. If you do install an OS that isn't included, it is dog slow, but its easy.
     
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Mar 15, 2002, 04:28 PM
 
From the actual CDs, it's very easy to install. It's dealing with windows that's hard.
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Mar 15, 2002, 07:21 PM
 
So installing an OS that comes with VPC is easy? Cool.

Is there any big known problems with installing VPC (esp Win XP Home)?


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Mar 15, 2002, 08:06 PM
 
Make sure you download the latest update. I heard it actually makes it usable in X.
     
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Mar 15, 2002, 08:24 PM
 
It's been said in other threads that VPC is optimized for Windows 2K.
     
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Mar 15, 2002, 11:27 PM
 
Thanks guys for the tips.


Probably the last question - any reason why not to install VPC? Big problems? Crashes? Makes OS X unstable? Bad installer? Oh, is there a bug where it sometimes prevents sleep or it won't wake up from sleep?

Thanks for the help! You guys have been very nice and helpful. Thank you.
     
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Mar 16, 2002, 12:15 AM
 
Originally posted by AKcrab:
<STRONG>It's been said in other threads that VPC is optimized for Windows 2K.</STRONG>
The update maybe, I've had VPC before there was a W2k.
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Mar 16, 2002, 12:28 AM
 
Originally posted by AKcrab:
<STRONG>It's been said in other threads that VPC is optimized for Windows 2K.</STRONG>
I use VPC5 with Win98se and Win2000....yes, Win2000 is definitely the faster of the two (on my dual800...1.1GB ram)
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Mar 16, 2002, 07:58 AM
 
Originally posted by PowerBookDude:
<STRONG>Thanks guys for the tips.


Probably the last question - any reason why not to install VPC? Big problems? Crashes? Makes OS X unstable? Bad installer? Oh, is there a bug where it sometimes prevents sleep or it won't wake up from sleep?

Thanks for the help! You guys have been very nice and helpful. Thank you.</STRONG>
My experience is the program is free of such problems. If you buy the version with the OS included its a piece of cake. Otherwise installing Windows on VPC is easier than on real hardware, but not as easy as an OS X install.

So there is no reason not to install VPC, the big question is do you have a reason to install VPC?
     
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Mar 16, 2002, 09:03 PM
 
Does VPC 5.0.2 fix the sleep issue mentioned in the PowerBook forum?
     
   
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