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Will Mac OS X Work On My Toshiba Satellite P25-S520 ?? Help!

By ovvn.you
Mar 20, 2006
  1. Here are the specs on my Toshiba Satellite P25-S520
    im wondering if mac os x tiger will run on it, im a noob to mac but hear good word on it, please reply!
    btw, would i need a special version of mac os x tiger??
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,446   +324

    no. The new Intel-Macs will run windows, but the Toshiba will not run Mac OS.

    Get yourself on of the Mac-Mini and use some existing kb/monitor and you can
    have some cheap fun.
     
  3. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,630   +321

    It will, just unofficially, and illegally. Google for how to do it, as we won't help you here.
     
  4. bushwhacker

    bushwhacker TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,086

    Illegally? what you mean, putting the valid copy in Toshiba Laptop, what wrong with it?
     
  5. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 5,899

    To have Mac OSX work on anything other then a Macintosh makes your circumvent the security features Apple has built into it (amongst other things). It's illegal according to the DMCA.
     
  6. bushwhacker

    bushwhacker TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,086

    Now you explained it. I understand clearly now. :)
     
  7. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,630   +321

  8. Spike

    Spike TS Rookie Posts: 2,371

    I wonder how long it'll be before you can run OSX on a PC? :p
     
  9. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,630   +321

    Like I said above: you can.
     
  10. Spike

    Spike TS Rookie Posts: 2,371

    Really? I thought that apple were only allowing XP on intel macs, but still not allowing osx on normal PCs. If they haven't given the OK to runnong osx on normal PC's, surely it would break the DMCA?

    Maybe I've not read things throughly enough on the subject.
     
  11. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,630   +321

    Spike, I don't think you read my first post in this thread. :p
    It is NOT supported by apple/microsoft/motherboard makers/ect, its not supported by anyone other than a community of hackers that wanted to make it happen.
     
     
  12. Spike

    Spike TS Rookie Posts: 2,371

    Ah, right. Your reply confused me, because I was asking/wondering how long it would be before Apple themselves gave legal permission to use OSX on normal PC's, given that they've recently allowed windows onto the Mac.

    I probably should have made that clear when I posed the question.
     
  13. AMDIsTheBest010

    AMDIsTheBest010 TS Rookie Posts: 546

    they do not make special version sof Mac OSX for windows, if they did everyone would probalby be buying them if they would be compatibke w/existing Windows apps
     
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