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No MacVista

by Mitch Tulloch
Mar. 10, 2006
URL: http://www.windowsvistaweblog.com/2006/03/10/no-support-for-efi-booting/

The Unofficial Windows Vista Weblog reports that Microsoft will not support EFI booting in forthcoming 32-bit versions of Vista. That apparently means Intel Mac users won't be able to dual-boot their machines between Mac OS X and Vista since Mac on Intel is strictly 32-bit at the moment. That doesn't seem like a big deal to me however as 32-bit computing is a dead end anyway and 64-bit is clearly the way to go if you're considering buying new computers running Windows, and I'm glad Microsoft is concentrating its product development efforts in that direction.

Mitch Tulloch is the author of Windows 2000 Administration in a Nutshell, Windows Server 2003 in a Nutshell, and Windows Server Hacks.

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