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Old 09-23-2009, 03:04 PM   #1
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I am using Linux because Microsoft screwed up my computer. No problem with with Linu


It made strange sounds and opened as many as over a hundred windows of any that I clicked on. Microsoft said that my copy of windows was counterfeit. Then the problem started. I used Killdisk 3 passes and reinstalled XP trouble started immediately! I then went to Linux and have no problems! Any ideas on this?
Thanks camlaf
 
Old 09-23-2009, 03:09 PM   #2
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I then went to Linux and have no problems! Any ideas on this?
Sure---keep using Linux!!
Seriously, I'm not quite sure what your question is. If you wipe the disk and cannot install XP, that strongly suggests you have a defective copy of the XP install disk. If that's you question, then try it on another computer.
 
Old 09-23-2009, 03:18 PM   #3
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It made strange sounds and opened as many as over a hundred windows of any that I clicked on. Microsoft said that my copy of windows was counterfeit. Then the problem started. I used Killdisk 3 passes and reinstalled XP trouble started immediately! I then went to Linux and have no problems! Any ideas on this?
Thanks camlaf
Yeah, you had a counterfeit Windows. Mail it to microsoft postage due with a thank you note and tell them you've converted to open source because of it.
 
Old 09-23-2009, 03:47 PM   #4
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Yeah, you had a counterfeit Windows. Mail it to microsoft postage due with a thank you note and tell them you've converted to open source because of it.

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