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Implication of getting a MAC


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I have used a PC with windows for ten years so in that respect am not a beginner. However I don't have a clue about a MAC

Question: I use Family Historian which is a gedcom file; I have extensive photographs on Jpeg and BMP; loads of files on word documents (I use Microsoft Office 2003 on my PC) - If I buy a MAC will I be able to load my files onto CDs or memory sticks and put them onto the MAC?

Some advice please which will help me decide whether or not I buy a new MAC or a new PC desktop

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Noldi

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I changed over to a iMAC about a year ago from a Windows based system, Transfered all my docs pics etc no problems.

Noldi

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Dragon_Heart

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If I had the money yes !

Don't get me wrong, my last two PC's, a Medion & a Packard Bell have been / are great PC's but the deign and build quality of Mac's is great, that's in part what you pay for.

They now used Intel CPU's and the OS X IS an incredible, stable, secure OS as Matt said. ( Still awake @ 3.20 in the afternoon Matt ? ) The system is not virus free but almost.

Some of the software available for Mac's ie DTP, art, design and movie work are second to non IMHO.

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wee eddie

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I have now had to rethink.

I am Running M$ Office XP(2002) and I have discovered that, although I can get a Mac version of Office, it is not possible to port Outlook's .pst File into between the two.

Outlook holds all my last 20 years Contact and Friend details and is therefor, as it were, "Mission Critical".

Sad. If it were MS Office XP (2003), there would be no problem.

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