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Old 05-01-2009, 02:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I bought the missing sync to sync my Bold with my Mac. How can I upgrade my bold to the latest OS for my device. It was easy on a PC, but Rim does not look like they do very well with mac. Can anyone help?
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Old 05-01-2009, 07:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You won't be able to do this on a Mac without installing some virtualization software so you can run a Windows operating system to perform the update.
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Old 05-01-2009, 07:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You need to use a Windows machine to do the OS upgrade. Either find a friend who will let you use their PC or get something like Parallels or VMWare to boot Windows on your MAC.
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Old 05-02-2009, 04:59 AM   #4 (permalink)
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VMWare works. Parallels is far less reliable.
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Yes.. VMware Fusion good...
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Old 05-03-2009, 01:25 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I actually keep an old ThinkPad lying around just for phone stuff. If you have an Intel-based Mac, you do have options:

xxx8730; VMware + Windows
xxx8730; Boot Camp + Windows
X Parallels - never/rarely works
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Old 05-25-2009, 03:22 PM   #7 (permalink)
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So the updates cant be done with a mac? this i consider a serious down fall for BB.
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Old 05-26-2009, 02:58 AM   #8 (permalink)
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So the updates cant be done with a mac? this i consider a serious down fall for BB.
i run bootcamp on my MBP and i do all installs that way... bootcamp is free on the mac so, no issues there... you'll have to acquire a windows install cd though...
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Old 05-26-2009, 06:30 AM   #9 (permalink)
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you'll have to acquire a windows install cd though...
Thnx for your reply. Where do i get this CD?
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Buy it perhaps?
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