Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 11th Mar 2007 20:18 UTC, submitted by fireball
ReactOS This is release 0.3.1 of ReactOS, an open source effort to develop an operating system that is compatible with applications and drivers written for the Microsoft Windows NT family of operating systems (NT4, 2000, XP, 2003). Mainly, the work focused on rewriting certain parts of the ReactOS Core (kernel, HAL, bootloader, etc).
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not "Broken", just small glitches
by frik85 on Mon 12th Mar 2007 08:36 UTC in reply to "Broken"
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ReactOS' explorer.exe works fine on WinNT-family (2000/XP/Vista), it is fully functional.
Although, ReactOS' shell32 and win32k are not matured enough, that's why you can see several small glitches. Additionally, the clipboard server, beside other things is not available in 0.3.1 at all.

Firefox up to version 1.5.x do work fine; Firefox 2.0 got a new setup app which cause problems in current state.

Please bear in mind that ReactOS 0.3.1 is still in alpha stage. A lot of things have changed (major kernel & HAL improvements, freeloader, etc.) since 0.2.x series, and some new regressions and glitches have been introduced. Following releases will contain less bugs and better compatibility.

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