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Very simple. Get DSL embedded (about 50 MB) from:
http:

http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/damnsmall/archive/dsl-4.4.9-embedded.zip

Unzip to a new folder adn then double click the dsl-base.bat file and you can run Damn Small Linux within windows. You can also copy it on to a flash / pen drive and run from it.

HTH,
Deboo

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Ubuntu Linux OS free download (virtual machine):
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