Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 17th Jan 2009 16:34 UTC
ReactOS The ReactOS project has seen some major progress during 2008. The project, which aims to create a Windows NT-compatible operating system, has published a 'year-in-review' article concerning 2008, detailing the various area of work. It provides some interesting insights into the project's development.
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If only I could get it to work...
by joeycagle on Sun 18th Jan 2009 01:27 UTC
joeycagle
Member since:
2009-01-18

On the computers I've tried ReactOS on, it doesn't even complete bootup. I tried recently too.

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Yeah....
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Sun 18th Jan 2009 07:08 in reply to "If only I could get it to work..."
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

That's been my experience too. I'll try it again soon. Last time I posted that here, I think someone took me to task for not reporting it to them. This time I will. Thought I don't think it will help. I use some unusual hardware ( not your more common dell, hp, asus stuff).

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RavinRay Member since:
2005-11-26

I tried one of the 2007 beta's on my old spare PC (FIC PA-2002 with a Kingston Turbochip AMD K6-II 400MHz CPU and 112MB RAM—12MB of RAM was faulty) and it booted faultlessly. I would have wanted to try installing freeware apps like OpenOffice but didn't.

In developing countries (like the Philippines) where buying 2nd-hand PCs and laptops is a viable option, installing a copy of a stable version of ReactOS and adding your office suite of choice is workable, as an alternative to Linux or XP.

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