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virtual Snow Leopard

Monday,  08/29/11  08:40 PM

Today I interrupted my usual aimless day (cycling, reading, blogging) for a random sideline activity; I installed Mac OS X 10.6 aka Snow Leopard under VMware on my [Windows] laptop.  Works great.

I have downloaded and installed Xcode 3.2.6 and am in the process of installing IOS SDK 4.3.  When this is done I will have a development environment for building native IOS Apps.  How cool is that?

So far I haven't had any problems, and in fact this is quite a nice fast Mac, running on my HP EliteBook with its Core2 Duo P8600 @ 2.4GHz and 8GB of RAM.  As I've noted before Win 7 x64 makes a great host for VMware :)

BTW kudos and thanks to iHackintosh for the instructions and prasys for the VMDK which made this easy.

 
 

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