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Windows NT was specifically designed to support multiple OS "personalities". In fact, it originally wasn't even intended to be a drop-in replacement for Windows and DOS, it was intended as a drop-in replacement for OS/2! On Windows NT, applications aren't written against the NT kernel, instead they are written against an OS personality, which in turn sits ...


The thing is, MACs and PCs are fundamentally different hardware, in terms of CPU architecture. Compilers, for that matter, are nothing more than translation tools that rewrite your code from an abstract high-level programming language to low-level "words" (actual groups of bits) that the processor is reading and executing inside its logical hardware ...

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