MacBook Air :: MBA Rev A And Virtual Machines?

Jan 30, 2009

Has any one experienced how the MBA Rev A (1.6, 80 GB HD model) handles virtual machines? I need Windows sometimes due to my work (damn you Windows networks) and would love to be able to use my MBA.

I was thinking of using VMWare or VirtualBox from Sun.

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MacBook Air :: Virtual Machines With Rev. B SSD?

Apr 13, 2009

I would like some input on the current Rev. B/SSD owners.

How does virtual machines run, specifically Windows XP Professional SP3?

My cousin is thinking about purchasing the Rev B SSD model but he requires Windows XP for work purposes. He won't be running much, just some basic software. I run a Vista virtual machine on my current 17" and it tends to studder a little sometimes.

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MacBook :: Upgrading To 4GB - Running Two Virtual Machines

Jul 12, 2010

I'm thinking to run two virtual machines, and wonder if upgrading from 2GB to 4GB is any useful?

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Mac Pro :: Allow For Several Concurrent Virtual Machines?

Sep 19, 2010

I am interested to see if any MR users out there use their Mac Pro for running multiple virtual machines concurrently? Plenty of folks run one or two even on a MBP with little problems at all. I am considering running 4 at the same time. Is this going to work? I plan on running Vmware Fusion 3 with 4 virtual machines with Windows 2003 Server Enterprise. This will hopefully work as my all-in-one virtual lab for my security research and development.

I was thinking of an 8 core 2.66 (2009) MP with 24GB of RAM to start with.

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IMac :: Using 8GB For Virtual Machines?

Oct 27, 2009

Looking to get a new desktop and I've decided an iMac fits the bill perfectly as I believe it's the best value on the market by far. Anyway, I plan to get Fusion 3.0 here fairly soon, and will likely use Windoze7, and a distro or two or linux with it. Do you think that having 8GB of RAM would benefit enough to go for it? (It'd just order it afterward I'm sure, and install myself) I would be using both MS and Linux OS's for work, and hopefully some play if VM's will allow some decent gaming.

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Windows On Mac :: Best Way To Back Up Virtual Machines?

Dec 5, 2009

'd like to run Win 7 on virtualization software, but not sure of the best way to back up, as I've been reading a lot about how Time Machine (unless you configure it not to) will save the VM folder as one large file, which of course could make the back up tens of GBs and bloat a drive quickly. I'm planning to connect an external HDD partitioned for both Time Machine (for incremental backups) and Superduper(for more easily bootable restore).

VMware Fusion (for instance) recommends backing up within the VM itself. But this alone doesn't seem like a good strategy for catastrophic failure of a HDD.

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Applications :: Networking Two Virtual Machines - On Same Host

May 24, 2009

is it possible to network 2x virtual machines (on the same box; a Mac Pro) using any of the available VM suites out there (vmware or parallels, etc)? I'm developing/QAing client/server apps, and it would suck if i have to purchase more machines when I have 8x cores and 16GB of RAM available at my disposal on my MP.

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Software :: Free Virtual Machines To Run Windows Xp/vista On Os X?

Jul 8, 2008

are there any free virtual machines to run windows xp/vista on os x?

something similar to vmware fusion or parallels, except free.

i am looking at VirtualBox and Bochs but i was wondering if any one here had suggestions.

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Windows On Mac :: Way To Copy/share Data Between Virtual Machines

May 26, 2010

I've got Win7 pro and XP Pro as virtual machines. No bootcamp. I'd love to copy certain chunks of large data straight across when both virtual machines are running but don't see a way to do it without using a USB drive, etc.

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Mac OS X Lion Server :: Start Virtual Machines With CGI-Scripts

May 25, 2012

i have running some Virtual Machines on my Mac Mini Server that i want to start and stop dynamicly. I thought i can do that with CGI-Scripts. If i know the correct URL the VM will start or stop. The problem is that the script must be started with my user-id. The _www user cannot start the VM's. Is it possible that i run a CGI-Script with a different user-id? Or do you have an other idea how can i realise my requirement. 

Mac OS X (10.7.2)

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MacBook Pro :: Delete Osx 10.7 Virtual Partition On Virtual Box?

Mar 27, 2012

How do I delete macbook pro osx 10.7 virtual partition on virtual box?  I already deleted the virtual machine and the app but the partition is still there.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Delete Virtual Partition On Virtual-box?

Mar 27, 2012

do I delete virtual partition on virtualbox?  I'm using Mac OS X v10.7 Lion and installed Window7 through virtualbox.  I decided to use boot camp instead so I deleted the virtual machine and the the app.  However, the partition is still there.  How can I remove/delete the virtual partition. 

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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MacBook Air :: How Fast Are These Machines?

Mar 4, 2008

How fast are the airs, I need to get a new labtop for college and was pretty much focusing on the pros...i have a 1.83 cd, would a 1.6 c2d be all that faster??? in a way it seems very illogical

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MacBook Air :: No Lock Slot In New Machines

Oct 21, 2010

Granted I have no clue if the previous generation MBAs had a lock slot, but I've noticed the new ones don't seem to have a lock slot any where on them, is this true ? or is it well hidden that it doesn't show up on all the pics I've seen. I'm specifically talking about the 13" Air.

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MacBook Pro :: Machines In Shiny New Colors?

Dec 21, 2010

I just can't get over how all the macs are the dull grey/silver color when as proven with the iPods, they can in fact make aluminum in multiple colors very easily. So why not haul in a new black Macbook pro? Or other colors? I would just like to know why they wouldn't as it would be a great marketing tactic to release the "New Macbook Air Black" just after the new release about a month ago. And there's supposedly new releases approaching for January (strictly a rumor), and this would be very cool to everybody else and would bring in a lot more potential people over to macs, because as I know from experience, those with no knowledge of what a processor is want to go for the "shiny" one. And now its the "shiny" one in more than one color.

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MacBook Air :: How Majority Of MBA Users Are Using Their Machines?

Feb 29, 2008

how the majority of MBA users are using their machines, do you have it plugged into the Mag Safe power adapter all the time while using it ? Or do you use it on battery then charge it over night ?

I have done the full calibration, and now im just using it off the mag safe power adapter...Will that cause any problems by doing this ?

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MacBook :: Where To See Benchmark Results Between Certain Machines

Apr 7, 2009

Is there a site where I can see Benchmark results between certain machines. I wanna see if the results between the iMac 1.84 Core Duo vs the new Aluminium Macbook 2ghz.

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MacBook Pro :: Swapping Hard Drives Between Two Machines

Sep 2, 2010

i have two exact same 17 inch MBPs i am thinking on selling one , one has a lot of stickers and marks on it and the data on that is not at all important (i can format the hard drive no problem). the other one body has very clean and data on that is important lots and lots of photos and videos. i want to sell the one which has clean body so i can get better $ for it. it is possible to just swap hard drives between these two identical MBPs and sell ? would that make any different in performance and also the serial number on ABOUT THIS MAC is that written on hard drive or some place else?

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MacBook Pro :: Sharing Updated Info Between Two Machines

Sep 3, 2009

I own a 24" iMac, as well as my newly purchased MacBook Pro. How can I keep my contacts, files, music, pictures, etc. up to date and the same between the two?

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MacBook :: Same Logic Board In All A1181 Machines?

Jun 16, 2010

i purchased two systems, both A1181 machines. one had a functional logic board but screen and clam shell were toast. the other only had the outer case with functional screen. i tried taking the clam shell from the one machine and attaching it to the one with the functional logic board. everything went well until the end when i tried to connect the three wires on the left side of the screen to the logic board. there is a gray and black single wire that connect to the video card i am guessing, and the last connection, which is comprised of 4 small black wires doesn't seem to match the connection on the logic board.

i am wondering if there are logic boards specific to different macbooks. having the same model number is a little confusing. i also found the keyboard connection didn't fit as well as most keyboard connections i have made in the past. i was able to turn the machine on with the power button, but without connecting the last 4-wire connection i didn't get anything on the screen. just a chime.

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MacBook Air :: Is It Safe To Use Older Chargers With New Machines

Jun 1, 2012

I purchased a Macbook Air 11-inch in March. I previously had owned a first-generation MacBook Pro 15-inch, and was just curious as to whether it is safe to use the charger from my Macbook Pro 15-inch to charge my new Macbook Air. 

The following is what appear on the chargers: 

Macbook Pro (First generation): Apply 85W Portable Power Adapter

Macbook Air (Latest model): Apple 45W MagSafe Power Adapter  

Is the older charger safe to use and will it not damage the battery on my new Macbook Air?

MacBook Air

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MacBook Air :: GUI Interface Of Remote Disk Work With Other Machines?

Feb 22, 2008

if anyone has written anything to make it work with other Macs yet? Anyone figure out what restricts it from working with other machines? I would love to replace the beast of an external drive I have with this beautiful piece of work. I don't use the external a lot but enough I want one around. At the same time anyone figure out how to make the GUI interface of remote disk work with other machines? I know there is way to remote disk anything and have done it before but the GUI they added to this service is beatiful for the MBA. I would love to be able to use either of these things with out the MBA.

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MacBook :: Moving IMovie Files Via Firewire Between Two Machines?

Mar 12, 2009

I need to import my movies via firewire, but can only do it through my brother's macbook, as my new macbook does not have firewire. Therefore, I imported 100 GB worth of movies onto his computer, then transferred the iMovie Events and iMovie Projects folders onto a hard drive, then transferred them from the hard drive to MY macbook. Now they are sitting on the desk top. How do I get them into iMovie on my macbook, now that I have transferred the files from my brother's macbook onto my macbook's desktop?

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MacBook :: Why Did Apple Stop Making The Regular Machines

Mar 10, 2012

Y did apple stop making the regular white macbook?

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MacBook Air :: Virtual RAM Using A SSD Almost As Fast As Actual RAM?

Oct 31, 2010

The most demanding thing I would do with a new Air is watch videos, while having 5 windows open, while also running Office. Would 2GB be enough? And if it isn't just wondering when the MBA accesses more RAM virtually using the SSD how slow would it be? Half the speed of actual real RAM? A quarter? Or maybe it would be almost as fast as real RAM??

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MacBook Pro :: Use BootCamp As A Virtual Machine ?

Mar 21, 2010

I have some games do not work well on XP via VMware virtual machine. Someone recommended me to install BootCamp on my mac to have games worked perfect.

and I'm wondering if BootCamp can be installed as a virtual machine or not.

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MacBook Air :: How To Install Windows XP In Virtual Box

Feb 29, 2012

This is the setup: I have a MBA (13", 4G, 250GB) runing with Lion (upgraded from snow leopard). I need to install windows XP in VB (yes, it must be XP). I have already installed it in my iMac and had no problem at all. While doing it on my iMac I only had to select my cd/DVD unit to run the installation CD and it all worked fine.  As we all know the MBA has no cd unit (and no, I have no Superdrive) so I can't use the same path. I've tried accessing it through the remote disk, but once I get into the pop up window, I can only search for .iso, .cdr or .dmg files.  The next step I have taken is to create an image of the original CD. I have done it by: going to Disk utility, "new", chosen the CD, create a DVD/cd master... that created a .cdr document. Then through the Terminal I did convert this .cdr into a .iso using hdiutil. Finally I have run VB and... it keeps on telling me <<Fatal: No bootable medium found! System halted.>> 

MacBook Air (13-inch Late 2010)

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MacBook Pro :: Turning Off Virtual Memory?

May 14, 2012

How to reduce virtual memory in lion, I have install the maximum amount of memory on my Macbook Pro but losing valuable hd space due to having an extra partition. I want to recover some disk space.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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MacBook Air :: Way To Increase Virtual Memory?

Jun 9, 2012

I have a mac book air, is there a way to increase the virtual memory?, I have a mac book air, is there a way to increase the virtual memory?

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OS X :: Syncing Machines/mbp

Sep 19, 2010

I have a MBP 2.16 ghz core2duo leopard 10.5.8, which I use mainly for schoolwork(I'm a teacher), recently I bought an Imac G5(tiger10.4) so I would have more space on my desk, I tried to move files etc. over to the iMac (firewire) and found out that newer software does not transfer to an older version and I ordered an install DVD to put leopard on the iMac, can I use the migration option to get files over to the iMac after the leopard install or do I have to update leopard first to get it at the same level as my MBP?

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