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Install windows over GOS

I can't seem to find a definitive yes or no answer .... Can i install windows- either 2000 or XP onto this machine? If so, how will it run? (as i have heard since it has 2g of ram, it may pose a problem)

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  • mslis74 Jun 18, 2008

    i am having the same issue. i just got this computer and it has gOS- i hate it. and i just wanna install windows XP right over it. i checked the requirements listed and i have them all. i just would like to know if it worked out for you.

  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    I have a problem, I put my windows CD in and boot up, but it skips over the disk drive and just loads gOS, what am I doing wrong?

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Actually, the MT3418 came with Vista Home Premium. The problem you're going to have is looking around and finding all the drivers to make the insides all work correctly. According to Gateway there's no way to do that in such a way that everything will work. Personally I think they're full of it. I just installed gOS and my only deal now is getting the wireless drivers to work. Everything else seems happy so far.

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Hi there,
this is simple "yes"...i don't see why not...i would load Windows 2000 Pro or even XP Pro on there .. it will run nicely .. just look at the Specifications:-

Hard Drive Size:
80 GB
System RAM:
512 MB
Operating System:
gOS
Processor Type:
VIA C7-D 1.5 GHz
Graphics Controller
Integrated
Graphics Processor / Vendor:
VIA UniChrome Pro
Optical Storage
CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo
Expansion Slots Total (Free):
1 ( 0 ) x processor ¦ 2 ( 1 ) x memory - DIMM 240-pin
Networking:
Network adapter - integrated
Modem:
Fax / modem

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