Trading Issues With Macbook?

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Old Jun 5, 2015, 8:37pm   #33
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Ok so now im trying to get a decent platform like MT4 for forex trading and it seems that all the good ones are not compatible with mac... do any of you guys have macs? If so what platforms are compatible... Cheers

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hi get this and run windows on your mac but i would say you would be better with at least 8 gig ram,i have and it runs fine,i installed windows7 and xp,you can install all the vm machines you want apart from taking up
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Old Jun 5, 2015, 11:18pm   #34
 
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I do not like PCs. Even though there are certain tasks better suited to them, I just use Parallels 10 and/or Boot Camp. It allows me run both without the huge mess of the Windows OS. Additionally, there are so many more viruses written for PCs. The constant need for antivirus software like Symantec and McAfee drives me crazy.

P.S. Symantec and McAfee are American companies.
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Old Jun 6, 2015, 8:23pm   #35
 
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I use 'crossover' to run MT4 on Mac. it works fine most of the time
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I use 'crossover' to run MT4 on Mac. it works fine most of the time
Is crossover a virtual machine?
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Old Jun 7, 2015, 7:31pm   #37
 
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I don't think so. it makes certain window programmes work on Mac. my mac is open and working as usual but when I click on MT4 crossover kicks in and makes it happen
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I don't think so. it makes certain window programmes work on Mac. my mac is open and working as usual but when I click on MT4 crossover kicks in and makes it happen
I think a virtual machine like Parallels would work better. If you don't want to run Mac and Windows simultaneously then Bootcamp would be even better and is the most stable.
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Old Jun 8, 2015, 8:07am   #39
 
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I think a virtual machine like Parallels would work better. If you don't want to run Mac and Windows simultaneously then Bootcamp would be even better and is the most stable.

4 years later I still run Parallel on my MacBook - there upgrade policy is annoying and expensive - so I can't upgrade to Yosemite but as a back up matching it works really well
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4 years later I still run Parallel on my MacBook - there upgrade policy is annoying and expensive - so I can't upgrade to Yosemite but as a back up matching it works really well
It is only $79 in the US. Upgrading to Yosemite shouldn't cause a problem with Parallels.
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