You might find Ultimate Edition - a Ubuntu based OS - worth a try. It's highly graphical and choose the most current revision. The graphics are very smooth but you'll need to check out the various options as there are many.
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1. This site doesn't encourage software piracy.
2. There is no Windows xp 2003 operating system. It's Windows XP SP3 or Windows server 2003.
The product key is printed on the sticker you received with your computer.
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If you have a "brand-name" computer (IBM, Lenovo, HP, Compaq, Acer) and you have installed Windows from the "Product Recovery" or "System Restore" sets of CD-ROMs, you should have _NO_ problem with the WIndows Genuine Advantage validation process.
Call Microsoft, at 1-800-RU-LEGIT, and seek assistance.
The product key is written on the package the CD came in or on the back or side of the computer if it is an OEM disk. Can't find it then call Microsoft and explain the situation. You better have a legit copy and not a pirated copy.
In the text box in the Run window, type regedit and click OK. This will open the Registry Editor program.
Locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder under My Computer and click on the (+) sign next the folder name to expand the folder.
Continue to expand folders until you reach the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\Current Version\WPAEvents registry key.
Click on the WPAEvents folder.
In the results that appear in the window on the right, locate OOBETimer.
Right-click on the OOBETimer entry and choose Modify from the resulting menu.
Change at least one digit in the Value data text box and click OK. This will deactivate Windows XP.
Click on Start and then Run.
In the text box in the Run window, type the following command and click OK.
When the Windows Product Activation window appears, choose Yes, I want to telephone a customer service representative to activate Windows and then click Next.
Click Change Product Key.
Type your new, valid Windows XP product key in the New key text boxes and then click Update.
If you're taken back to the previous screen and prompted, choose Remind me later.
Restart your PC.
Not comfortable making registry changes? Luckily there is another
option if you need to change your Windows XP product key code. The
Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder, a popular product key finder program,
also has the ability to easily change the Windows XP product key. If
the registry makes you nervous, this is a great alternative solution to
changing the Windows XP product key code manually.
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To make a long answer short, Unix, Linux, and Windows are different operating systems. Each allow command-line commands and point-and-click operations. Unix workstations are used for running engineering software, programming, networking, web browsing, and electronic mail. Linux computers come with productivity tools and CSS is adding engineering software packages as they become available. Windows computers are used for productivity tools (word processing, database, etc.)