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Mac, bootcamp and windows
Thanks for the info guys
I bought a Macbook Pro yesterday. I also own a few pc laptops and desktops for my profession and wanted to try a Mac, specifically for its graphic and multimedia abilities (not least to make our cruising DVDs). I would like to use it as our primary computer on board since it has a nice 17" screen.
When I recently phoned Raymarine they basically told me not not even try the Vista OS with their RNS program. They suggested I stick with XP (Raymarine claim their program doesn't work with Mac). So that leaves me to install XP with Bootcamp on the Mac.
However our intro to the Mac world is not going smoothly. The brand new Mac keeps freezing up - such that I have to unplug it and take the battery out. This is one of the reasons I've finally given up on PC - I HATE hanging and freezing computers!!!!!! The Mac dealer says we must have received a lemon and they will exchange it. However it is not an auspicious start... I'll keep you informed.
Question: Anyone tried Raymarine RNS with Windows VISTA?