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Old 01-24-2007, 11:34 PM   #1
ussr_1991
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Question Software help on chosing different OS!


Software help on chosing different OS!

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I am a beginner on computer. So can any expert recommend me a best OS that suit my needs: Able to play all codecs (music and video) without much effort (Installation of other player/codec is OK with me, at least i am not that noob),play games freely (Means So long as my ram and video card have a good amount i can play it without worry.), less or no virus and spyware (I hate to remove them,it is wasting my time),able to use internet worry free (Include using all function available like Active X etc ), easy to use with NO complicated jargon and a good user interface. Lastly, a stable OS with no crashing frequently,Most important ,I hate troubleshooting.
 
Old 01-24-2007, 11:44 PM   #2
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I'd say Windows sounds like your kind of OS. With a little sensible watchfulness, you can keep the spyware and viruses out.

If you think you want to try Linux, change your attitude about "managing" it, and check out DistroWatch. Pick any of these and install it. They're all equally capable.

Last edited by rickh; 01-24-2007 at 11:47 PM.
 
Old 01-25-2007, 10:14 AM   #3
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judjing by what you say i have only one OS that i think would suit you... mac OSX!

can play all codecs out of the box (except wma as fas as i know)
there are quite a few games avalable (or you can dual boot with windows)
no viruses or spyweare (its built on BSD)
full intternet support
decent UI
just as stable as any *nix

so from a toatlly objective view that is what i woudl recomend.

if you dontr wnat to buy a new copmputer (you need to buy a mac for osX)

i woudl recoemd suse 10.2
its quite easy to isnatll and there is plenty of help avalable here (in the suse fourm (under distrobutions)
 
  


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