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Are you saying that this linux can run on a computer without windows underneath it, at all ? As in, without a boot disk, without any drivers, and without any services ?

That sounds preposterous to me.

If it were true (and I doubt it), then companies would be selling computers without a windows. This clearly is not happening, so there must be some error in your calculations. I hope you realise that windows is more than just Office ? Its a whole system that runs the computer from start to finish, and that is a very difficult thing to acheive. A lot of people dont realise this.

Microsoft just spent $9 billion and many years to create Vista, so it does not sound reasonable that some new alternative could just snap into existence overnight like that. It would take billions of dollars and a massive effort to achieve. IBM tried, and spent a huge amount of money developing OS/2 but could never keep up with Windows. Apple tried to create their own system for years, but finally gave up recently and moved to Intel and Microsoft.

Its just not possible that a freeware like the Linux could be extended to the point where it runs the entire computer fron start to finish, without using some of the more critical parts of windows. Not possible.

I think you need to re-examine your assumptions.

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post #52 of 64
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Fixed your link, thought the article was pretty funny, stupid people sometimes...
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I want to stab sense into that man. Yes, I want to STAB sense into him.
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Subjectivity: It's best because I think so!
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I think the best one was the Bios error, it made me laugh. I've always wondered how you hit F1 without a keyboard, is there a hidden F1 key on the motherboard?
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Fixed your link, thought the article was pretty funny, stupid people sometimes...

thanks smile.gif didn't check it when i posted it to make sure it was working smile.gif
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I want to stab sense into that man. Yes, I want to STAB sense into him.

i was laughing so hard after reading that, i had tears smile.gif
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thanks smile.gif didn't check it when i posted it to make sure it was working smile.gif



i was laughing so hard after reading that, i had tears smile.gif

You'll love my reasoning then. Either he dies, which does the world justice, or he learns how to not get stabbed. =) Either way he never posts like that again, justice served. =)

I'm well aware my methods don't teach any real knowledge. However, I do get results.
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You'll love my reasoning then. Either he dies, which does the world justice, or he learns how to not get stabbed. =) Either way he never posts like that again, justice served. =)

I'm well aware my methods don't teach any real knowledge. However, I do get results.

it is not the first time i've heard something similar to this (i was refering to the article, not your stabbing of people smile.gif)

i read this one thing about centos once, where this city council woman was going to sue them and had reported them to the fbi, cause she just couldn't believe that their OS was free, and that they had stolen it and committing a crime.

i will try to find it, it was almost as gold as this.
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