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A Parallels Dream

Advantages: Able to run PC based Applications on a Mac
Disadvantages: Having to buy Windows

...This opens a new world for Mac users to take advantage of all the benefits that PC user have. Parallels Desktop for Mac is simple software that allows you to create different operating environments and install software to those area's. You then flexibilit ...

bigdan2414 15.02.2007 · Read full review
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Mac Parallels

Advantages: Multi Operating Systems
Disadvantages: Nothing

This is a great program, probably one of the best you can get for mac. It allows you to run mac and also other operating systems such as linux and windows which although it sounds stupid cause you would be thinking why would you buy a mac to make it a win ...

hughesd007 05.12.2008 · Read full review
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Windows 8 on desktop PC

Advantages: Great new interface
Disadvantages: Not as customisable as Windows 7

When I first booted my new pc running a windows 8, I recieved a screen filled with tiles. I couldn't find the start menu, i was worried. A few days later Windows 8 is an amazing operating system., and these tiles have become indespensible. No need to dow ...

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Windows 8 - Why I'll Be Avoiding It For Quite Some Time

Advantages: Very few - oh yes, it looks nice.
Disadvantages: Too many to offset the advantages. Doesn't live up to its potential without a touch-screen.

... THE POWER OF COMPLAINT July 2013 - Since first writing this, Microsoft have back-tracked from the original position and newer versions do give you the option of a familiar 'Start Buitton' front screen. They tried putting a postive spin on it, all th ...

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If I could give Microsoft Windows 8 ten stars I would

Advantages: absolutely brilliant redesign of Windows - it won me back
Disadvantages: i genuinely haven't found any!

The Installation Process having migrated thousands of computers to multiple versions of Windows and other OS's manually, I've found that this version has been by far the easiest version to install cleanly and safely. the system walks you through t ...

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