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Re: Laptops -dedicated to music only?
...when everything works , surely !
A frien of mine, who works with computers, told me that there a lot of
or missing drivers.
It's like Bill Gates puts on the market a new product, letting "test" it
----- Original Message -----
From: "L.A. Angulo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2007 3:52 AM
Subject: Re: Laptops -dedicated to music only?
> question:A lot of the new laptops are being now
> offered with Win Vista,but some also with XP as an
> option, would you buy with vista and replace it with
> an xp version and update later to the vista one when
> everything works?
> --- Jon Southwood <email@example.com> wrote:
>> That shouldn't be a problem unless you're running
>> Parallels while
>> simultaneously trying to run the music stuff on the
>> OS X side. If you
>> normally have Parallels start when you log in, your
>> best bet would probably
>> be to have two users setup, one that launched
>> Parallels at startup for your
>> general/non-music stuff and a second user that would
>> launch without
>> Parallels. Then, Parallels isn't stealing resources
>> when you want to do
>> audio/music stuff. Of course, it might not even take
>> all of that. You might
>> just be able to quit Parallels and free up all the
>> resources back to OS X.
>> (I would hope so, but I'm not sure if Parallels
>> leaves any background
>> processes running when you quit.)
>> Jon Southwood
>> On 6/27/07, Qua Veda <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > This is what I expected, I just thought I'd check
>> to see.
>> > I've been using a MacBookPro running WindowsXP in
>> Parallels as part of a
>> > pilot program at work. It occurred to me that if I
>> bought my own
>> > MacBookPro,
>> > perhaps personal stuff could be run in
>> Windows(Parallels), and music stuff
>> > on the MacOS. But I think there would be a
>> problem with memory
>> > allocation
>> > etc so that you'd end up with neither OS taking
>> full advantage of the
>> > hardware.
>> > -Qua
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: Krispen Hartung
>> > Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2007 9:40 AM
>> > To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>> > Subject: Re: Laptops -dedicated to music only?
>> > Mine is music performance only as well, with the
>> exception of accessing
>> > the
>> > internet for software updates and a few key
>> forums, like max/msp, etc. I
>> > don't change anything with the settings, so my
>> virus checkers, etc, are
>> > all
>> > intact.
>> > I did, however, optimize my configuration for
>> music applications, it's on
>> > Sweetwater's website and thier PC optimization
>> > Kris
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "Qua Veda" <email@example.com>
>> > To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
>> > Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2007 10:17 AM
>> > Subject: Laptops -dedicated to music only?
>> > > Question for those of you who use laptops.
>> > > Do you dedicate/optimize the laptop for use with
>> music/audio/video only?
>> > > (i.e. , no email, finances, other personal apps
>> that you might use on a
>> > > personal computer)
>> > >
>> > > -Qua
>> > >
>> > >
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