Windows XP and Mac OSX?

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    Is it possible to have both of these operating systems on one hdd in different partitions so you can run either??
    If so, what format is a hdd with mac supposed to be in? Like with windows its NTFS or Fat32 for older ones.
    I want to do this because I don't know much about mac and think I should get some more knowledge of it but have XP right now, and want to keep it, but I want to be able to go into either one.
    If you can't partition both of these on one hdd, you CAN do this if you have 2 hdd's correct?

    Also, how do you suggest partitioning a hdd? What software should I use?
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    You can't put Mac on a PC.
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    gam_crazy New Member Bronze Member

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    Well darn....
    Is there any way I can use it through a virtual machine or something?
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    Thnx dude!
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    My pleasure, and I learned something as well
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    If you love Mac OSX then the best thing to do would be to buy a Mac and put Windows onto it with a Bootcamp partition (requires a reboot) or Parallels virtual machine (use within OSX) :)
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    Contrary to post 4 I feel I must point out that it is against the Mac EULA to install the operating system on any non Apple computer.

    Please read the PDF at this location under Permitted License Uses and Restrictions, Part A.

    Apple - Legal
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    You can close this thread by the way....
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