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    i have an old hp laptop could i put mac os x 10.2 on it with a new hdd?
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    It depends on how old and what hardware. You can always swap the hard drive, it's just knowing if your hardware is compatible. Google compatible hackintosh hardware.

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    I don't think you will get OSX to run on a x86 intel chipset. the hdd isn't the problem it is the motherboard and all the other hardware. In the HP it is all intel based.
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    Quote Originally Posted by seagrtj View Post
    I don't think you will get OSX to run on a x86 intel chipset. the hdd isn't the problem it is the motherboard and all the other hardware. In the HP it is all intel based.
    You've never heard of a Hackintosh? And all current Macs use Intel chips with Nvidia GPUs. The graphics card isn't really the biggest issue.

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    yes its intel based my future father-in-law gave it to me and when he got it from a guy he worked with it has windows me on it and he put windows xp on it and now the hdd is bad and needs a new one
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    Quote Originally Posted by jessejames2089 View Post
    yes its intel based my future father-in-law gave it to me and when he got it from a guy he worked with it has windows me on it and he put windows xp on it and now the hdd is bad and needs a new one
    Does anybody know if i could do this or not?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jessejames2089 View Post
    Does anybody know if i could do this or not?
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    my laptop is a hp pavilion n5150 is there a way i can put mac os x 10.2 on it cause i dont want to ruin my laptop
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    It's a pretty old laptop, Pentium III @ 600 MHz. I don't think the processor is even supported. I mean, to install the OS it might be, but the applications within the OS also have their own requirements. Also, you won't ruin the laptop, you'd only need to reformat the drive and install Windows. Basically, your laptop is too old to handle it.

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    Ok thats all i wanted to know i thought it might have been to old to do this. Is it too old to run a nintendo 64 emulator?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jessejames2089 View Post
    Ok thats all i wanted to know i thought it might have been to old to do this. Is it too old to run a nintendo 64 emulator?
    Processor-wise, maybe, and I'm assuming you have very little video RAM as well. Go to Start -> Run -> and type in "dxdiag". Tell me what you see (it doesn't matter if you hit yes or no for the little box that pops up). Or if you can take a screenshot, that would be better.

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    Ive heard you can have 2 OS's on the same hdd if you use a partion thingy.


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    Quote Originally Posted by iPotato View Post
    Ive heard you can have 2 OS's on the same hdd if you use a partion thingy.
    Damn, you guys know nothing about computers. Theoretically, you can have an infinite number of OS's on one hard drive, but it's much more efficient and less likely to go wrong if you have each OS on a separate hard drive. But to respond to your original statement, yes, you can do that. If you want to install OSX on a PC though, it needs a separate hard drive.

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    no, i as far as i know there is no hacked version of os x 10.2 for intel architecture. as it is, the hardware you have would crawl, on any version of os x.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Product F(RED) View Post
    Damn, you guys know nothing about computers. Theoretically, you can have an infinite number of OS's on one hard drive, but it's much more efficient and less likely to go wrong if you have each OS on a separate hard drive. But to respond to your original statement, yes, you can do that. If you want to install OSX on a PC though, it needs a separate hard drive.
    Say if you had a 2TB HDD, would you still need 2 HDD?


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