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I need many tips for customize my pc and want free e-books about more tips on xp.... for other os also like linux and mac.......

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Costomize what?? yes the pc butbe specific

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My windows OS is not genuine. How can I change my operating system without using CD? or free download

Unfortunately if you don't have your CD key, there's no way you can make your Windows XP genuine, without purchasing a new one or installing a valid copy of windows. However, there are operating systems out there that are free to use. Linux is a great operation system capable of nearly anything. Depending on what you are using your PC for now it may be an easy and great switch. Pinguy OS is a variety of Linux designed to be easy to use for any user. All you need to do is download it and install it to a disk. Pop in the disk and restart your computer to install. If you prefer windows, now is a great time to get a genuine copy of Windows XP for a cheaper price now that Windows 7 is available, or you might even consider making the change to Windows 7. It's really a great OS! Hope this was helpful. Here is a link to Pinguy OS:

Jan 05, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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What program would I need to Run an order-processing application that requires a multiprocessing operating system. The application will take orders from customers over the Internet, process the orders, and...

" an order-processing application that requires a multiprocessing operating system " - the answer is in the requirements, a multiprocessing operating system. All modern OS's are multiprocessing, but if your store will get a decent traffic for efficiency reasons you will have to use a server OS (a Windows or Linux one, depending on the exact form of the program)

Jun 01, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Have a windows xp home edition,want to install windows xp professional pc wont let me install as 2nd OS,explain please

On the same machine, Windows does not tolerate second OS. Ont the other hand you can install any number of OS' if it is a Linux machine. The trick is to install Windows first and then install Linux etc. The Linux boot manager will tolerate Windows and others and incorporate then with itself. But vice versa is not possible.

May 07, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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How to Install both XP and Linux?

I would install XP 1st then Open suse or Ubuntu. When you install either of these linux OS's ensure you install to another partition other than the windows one. Both installation routines will allow you to format the drive to the linux ext2 format and automatically install a boot manager (usually GRUB) which will allow you to select the OS you wish to boot.

Aug 09, 2009 | PC Mall Ubuntu 8.10 for Linux

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Installing Linux

you can use virtual drive to install linux within windows os. you can download virtual drive for free look for virtual box version.

Dec 16, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Install Linux OS

I would recommend installing Linux Mint LXDE, Cinnamon or KDE, which is a free OS available for free download from Cinnamon and KDE are full featured, XFCE is streamlined and slightly faster and a better choice for older computers with less memory and/or storage space. All versions come with Firefox and LibreOffice full Office Suite, capable of saving and reading files in the popular MS Office formats like .doc, .docX, .ppt and xls.

Linux comes with almost everything necessary to begin using the computer immediately after installing the OS.

To install it on a netbook or notebook computer, I'm assuming you don't have a DVD optical drive so you have to install it from a USB thumb drive. If you have a DVD optical drive, I would still recommend installing it from the USB thumb drive, ... it's more reliable and less prone to failures from trying to burn a DVD on old, dirty or out-of tolerance equipment.

First download the .iso file on another computer. If you're not sure if your computer is 32-bit or 64-bit, you can use the 32-bit for both, or try the 64-bit - if that doesn't work, use the 32-bit.

Use a free program to create a bootable USB using the .iso file. (You can't just copy the file to the USB drive) ... I'd recommend using Active ISO Burner from ... here's the download link ... (You should be using at least an 8 GB size thumb drive).

Once you've created the bootable USB drive from the .iso file, you should be able to insert it and start the computer and see the Linux Mint startup screen. It will come up in LIVE mode, without installing itself, so you can try it out.

If you want to install it, make sure you are connected to the Internet and have your AC power adapter plugged in.

If the computer doesn't come up with the Linux screen, you probably just need to reset your BIOS boot order so it boots from the USB driver first. Plug in the USB drive and start the computer. Look of instructions for set up or boot order, usually pressing F2 while the computer is starting. Follow the directions to move the USB to the top of the boot devices, i.e. about the hard drive. Save changes and restart the computer. It should now boot from the USB. If you have trouble doing this or burning the bootable USB, you might have a geek friend or relative that can help or do it for you.

When the LIVE mode comes up, it displays the Linux desktop with an Install icon. If you double click the Install Icon you will begin the installation process and just follow the simple prompts and create a password when prompted.

Linux never requires anti-virus and does not become infected. You can visit the main website and download the .PDF manual if you are interested.

Your computer is probably 64-bit, but if not, there is also a 32-bit version available for download.

The image shown below is from my Acer and is Linux Mint KDE, which is also available from the same website and similar to LXDE, but more full-featured. All Google programs I know of are available for Linux, since Google uses 100% Linux. Android is Linux also.

Once you install your Linux, you'll want to run the Update Manager to get the latest updates.

On my Acer netbook I have 3 Linux OS's installed. Linux Mint Cinnamon 64-bit, Linux Mint KDE Cinnamon 64-bit and Linux Mint XFCE 64-bit. I select the OS I want at startup when the computer starts.

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Oct 04, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Xp Home Edition Sp2...

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I wan to use windows 98 along with XP

this is tricky as win98 is not supported and can not work on faster processors, The book says 2 gig but I had a problem on 1.8 ghz.

the next problem is win98 does not rceognize ntfs file systems. so a bootable partion manager (like linux GParted) would have to be run, to shrink the ntfs partition without altering content to allow another partition to be created then formatted into FAT32 so you could load 98 from a bootable cd.

Mar 21, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Dual Booting

possibly by first creating a new partition large enough for Linux OS, but does not solve your problem...try getting a VISTA startup disc from another pc (floppies if you have the drive) and startup from these.

Sep 09, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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