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My mom gave me her dell inspiron 1000. It's full of junk and her settings. Is there some fast, easy way to get rid of everything and start it as mine?

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Well, you could reinstall the OS, apps, everything.
But that may not be an option.
You could go with an alternative OS, such as the growing popular Linux distro Ubuntu LInux. You can get it as getubuntu.com Its free and fast!

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

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