[Chugalug] anyone got a win7 starter or basic key they ain't using?

Carey A basic2point0 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 1 00:11:24 UTC 2013


As Alex mentioned, Windows Fundamentals is lighter version of XP, built on
Windows Embedded. Windows ThinPC is the updated version. It's Windows 7
built on Windows Embedded. Runs very well on older PC's. It is also
available thru Software Assurance.


On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 2:59 AM, Alex Smith (K4RNT)
<shadowhunter at gmail.com>wrote:

> If you can find it, I'd suggest you look into Windows Foundation for
> Legacy PCs. It's a stripped down version of XP made for older machines that
> aren't capable of Vista or newer, however you can only legitimately get it
> via a Software Assurance license agreement from Microsoft. If you have
> connections there to get it there, I do recommend you try it.
>
>
> On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 11:43 PM, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>
>> starter not so bad on a netbook but the again mine was a dual core.
>>
>> I'm like Dave, XP shouldn't talk to the net.
>>
>> Joli OS runs fine on it but again no wifi .
>> BTW Phil Joli OS suppoorts the graphics on that Nokia book of yours and
>> has low memory requirements.
>> ----- Phil Sieg <phil.sieg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Rob,
>> >
>> > If it doesn't have 2gb of ram or more FORGET any windows 7 install. I
>> would stick to XP personally, since it doesn't play well with Linux.
>> >
>> > I use a customized version of XP called "Tiny XP" on lots of stuff, and
>> it is great. Runs fast even on 512mb machines. Runs fine on 256mb. Will run
>> on 128mb. Total install size less than 400mb usually.
>> >
>> > My thoughts, YMMV.
>> >
>> > Phil Sieg
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>> >
>> > "The computer is the most remarkable tool that we've ever come up with.
>> It's the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds."
>> >
>> > Steve Jobs, 1955-2011
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On Jul 29, 2013, at 9:54 PM, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > > Trying to extend the life of an xp laptop for someone.
>> > > And I'm having linux wifi issues with it.
>> > > And I don't want to turn an xp machine loose in the wild.
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