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Is it possilbe to instal the new MAC OS onto a PC computer and then use Boot to install Windows 7? I would love to own a MAC but to expensive now. If this is possible do I need to check with hardware compatibility first and if so how? Would I need to tweak my PC to install the MAC OS? I plan purchasing the MAC OS software to install if it will work.

Intel Core i7 2800
LGA 1155 MB
12GB RAM
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Is it possilbe to instal the new MAC OS onto a PC computer

Absolutely not, Apple prohibit the use other than on Apple hardware.  EE are not able to advise anything else.

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Here are the EULA's for Apple software.  The restriction is that Mac OS may only be installed on Apple branded hardware.  http://www.apple.com/legal/sla/

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Ok, I was not aware of that. I'll stick with my PC then :)
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Possible yes, legal no.
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Youcan get a Mac mini for super cheap. And you can legally run windows on it if you want.
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