multiple operating systems
dlr at futurechalk.com
Tue Sep 21 05:46:55 UTC 2021
I use parallels for all VM’s (Unix, Windows n, Mac OS’s) and the beauty is I don’t have to reboot to run any of them. As Doug E. said it basically runs anything.
FutureChalk Software Inc.
20521 92A Avenue
Langley, BC V1M 1B7
Phone No: 604.723.6837
EMail: dlr at futurechalk.com
> On Sep 20, 2021, at 7:17 AM, Bookit Enterprises <bookit.grant at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am in my final year of using Omnis in my business, as I am shutting it down next spring, sometime after I turn 75, which I think is a reasonable retirement age.
> I am running 126.96.36.199 Studio on Mac High Sierra, and still using DF files. I use it for less than half an hour a day, so I am not interested in upgrading to a version of Studio 10, nor transitioning to SQL.
> However, High Sierra no longer gets security updates, so I would like to upgrade my operating system to Big Sur, and, eventually, Monterey.
> I would like to have a partition on my hard drive that runs High Sierra and Studio 188.8.131.52, and nothing else.
> A few years back, I did a partition and set up a second Mac OS, but found moving back and forth between operating systems annoying, so undid that. Maybe my memory of the experience is incorrect, or I set things up poorly, or it’s just not a good solution.
> I may also want to add Windows to the mix, as there are some programs on Windows I would like to run, which don’t have Mac equivalents.
> Potential solutions seem to include Boot Camp, Wine, Parallels, Virtual Box, and VMware Fusion.
> Does anyone have recommendations among these, or some other solution I have not come across, to run High Sierra, Big Sur, and Windows 10 seamlessly without rebooting between systems, and having Big Sur as my primary desktop?
> Thanks in advance,
> Grant Thiessen
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