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Re: Using Xywrite III on a Mac with Parellels Desktop
- Subject: Re: Using Xywrite III on a Mac with Parellels Desktop
- From: "Patricia M. Godfrey" priscamg@xxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2007 18:55:50 -0500
Larry Rosenberg wrote:
Win 2K and XP DO support at least some DOS aps. With Xy, there are
problems of jerky keyboard response on SOME (not all) W2K and XP
systems. Not that I would discourage anyone from dumping Redmond
Rubbish, but let's keep the record straight. And do consider upgrading
to Xy 4, which offers many useful improvements over III.
I've been using XyWrite III since the mid-80s, recently under
Windows ME, which supports DOS applications, in contrast to subseqent
Windows operating systems.
I am now considering switching from a PC to
an iMmac or MacBook (Intel Core 2 Duo). Does anyone have experience
with using Parallels Desktop to simulate MS-DOS or Windows ME on a Mac
in order to run XyWrite III? Are there any problems one should be
Thank you in advance for any help with this.
See Michael Norman's post (on the Xy Archives) of Dec. 9 2006 on the
display. He found Mac displays lacking. So look at them in stores,
don't just order from the Web or mail. Screens are a very personal
thing, and only your eyes can say what you're going to find acceptable
Patricia M. Godfrey