Linked by Leroy on Wed 30th Aug 2006 17:08 UTC
ReactOS In the past, I've installed ReactOS to show my students a Microsoft alternative. The performance was slow and there was not much to do. This latest revision offers more! For my review, I used the freeware VMWare Player since I was using the company server. I'm the only one who knows how to use it.
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I tested it a bit too
by reduz on Wed 30th Aug 2006 18:04 UTC
reduz
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2006-02-25

As always, it looks promising..
Although I tried to run a few Windows applications (modplug, zsnes, textpad, xmplay, opencanvas, etc) I did not have any luck.. everything either froze reactos, or did not even start.

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RE: I tested it a bit too
by proftv on Wed 30th Aug 2006 19:35 in reply to "I tested it a bit too"
proftv Member since:
2006-01-01

Yes, ReactOS is far from it's final release, as openly explained on their website “Please bear in mind that ReactOS 0.3.0 is still in alpha stage and is not recommended for everyday use.”. I have personally been able to install and run a few Windows programs, but most fail to install or run poorly at this point, but at least they are going in the right direction. I've been following ReactOS for quite some time now and I'm often surprised at how much better it is becoming. They have been slowed down by a recent code audit, which is close to completion. As soon as they get that out of the way I'm sure the releases and improvements will accelerate. Feel free to donate your time and/or money to the project.

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