Linked by Nathan J. Hill on Tue 24th Oct 2006 10:43 UTC
Linspire In the midst of the busy semester here at school, my fiancee's laptop, running Windows XP SP2, picked up some friends - adware, trojans, etc. It was a pretty nasty sight. I worked on it for at least two hours every couple of days, wiping it clean, doing my best to lock it down, and so on. Avast! and Ad-Aware had their limits it seemed, for only a day or so after I cleaned it, pop-ups and weird stuff would show up again. She was getting sick of it. I was getting sick of cleaning it, so I suggested, offhand, installing a different operating system that is a bit more impervious to those nasties. To my surprise, she agreed.
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by k.g.stoyanov on Tue 24th Oct 2006 13:23 UTC
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"use this, do not use this" - its banal. But I have to say:
after trying MOST of known linux distributions for last 3 years, and removing them after few days, from Dec.2005 on my HDD is PCLinuxOS, and I dont care about another distro, it is solid, flexible, customizable, compatible, perfect! and it WORKS.

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