[GEEKFEST] Hmmm. Now that Apple is making dual-boot-ready notebooks with the Intel Duo processor... in other words there's a version of Mac OS X that runs on the Intel Core Duo processor ... then maybe some clever person will configure a Dell or Toshiba running the Intel Core Duo processor to dual boot with Mac OS X?
There have been cracks but you might as well get an Apple laptop. Get the best of your hardware/software.
There's now at least 3 Window approaches on it. Apple Dual Boot after you buy Windows XP, Parallels Desktop so you don't have to reboot but still needs Windows XP and then a new one to use WINE (like on Linux, doesn't require Windows)
As I understand it, Apple has deliberately modified their hardware with some sort of dongle that OS X needs to see present or it won't run. Like Scott says, some people have nonetheless hacked OSX to run on non-Mac machines, but as with any hack, it's likely to be unstable and carry various risks with it (in addition to depending on a pirated piece of software...)
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