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Old 08-20-2004, 10:37 PM   #1
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Question A place to buy a comp without OS loaded?

Does anyone know good places to buy computers without an OS loaded on them? or possibly suggests on buying one.
I've never bought my own computer before, so it's a little overwhelming.

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Old 08-20-2004, 10:46 PM   #2
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You should try building one instead (trust me, it's not very hard), buying one costs more money, and I don't think they come without an OS loaded (although it's not hard to format the drive )
Old 08-20-2004, 10:48 PM   #3
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building your own is the best option. get all your parts from, best prices and they ship your stuff really fast, like get it in two days fast.

if you dont want to for whatever reason, lets you buy a pc with a formatted hard drive. also, if you want linux, you can get the lindows pc from walmart. its not a great performer, but its only 200 bucks.
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I got the computer I am currently using from, I got mine with a formatted harddrive.


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