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ReactOS is an open-source operating system for x86/x64 PCs intended to be binary-compatible with computer programs and device drivers made for Windows Server 2003. Development started in 1996, as a ...

Front Page | ReactOS Project

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Imagine running your favorite Windows applications and drivers in an open- source environment you can trust. That's ReactOS. Not just an Open but also a Free ...

Is It Time for Microsoft To Open Source Windows? -- Redmond ...

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Sep 8, 2015 ... If Microsoft were to ever open source Windows, it will likely take an ..... XP, 7, 8 and 10 are fragmentations of the Windows OS over time. WP

Microsoft: An Open Source Windows Is 'Definitely Possible' | WIRED

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Apr 3, 2015 ... One day, Microsoft could "open source" the code that underpins the ... What's more, if Microsoft open sources Windows, the operating system can still be a ..... any of the previous machines I used (primarily on XP and previous, ...

After XP, is an open source operating system for you?

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Among the options facing admins after Windows XP's end of support is Linux. ... why enterprise IT should consider the open source operating system. ... If you stick with Microsoft, you're still locked into its annoying regular upgrade/buy cycle.

Would Microsoft really open-source Windows? | ExtremeTech

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Apr 6, 2015 ... But a blanket open source license for Windows on the client side seems .... The " pinacle" of Windows will be Windows 2000/Xp. The versions ...

Open source gives new life to old Windows XP machines - Phys.org

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Apr 8, 2014 ... As the sun sets on Microsoft's support for Windows XP this may be a great time to think about trying out a Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) operating system for your ... Anything Windows can do Linux can do … mostly.

Microsoft Should Make Windows XP Open-Source For Millions It ...

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Apr 29, 2014 ... With 488M XP users vulnerable to the IE bug and more cyberattacks, the pressure's on Microsoft to continue support or make it open-source.

Why Windows XP's Demise Is Bad for Linux and Open Source ...

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Mar 31, 2014 ... Windows XP's end of life means virtualizing Windows on a Linux host operating system will be much more difficult. Microsoft (MSFT) Windows ...

Microsoft should open-source Windows XP, enable 3rd-party ...

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Apr 8, 2014 ... With support for Windows XP ending today, an essay in the Michigan Law Review contends that Microsoft should make the code for the ...

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The Case For Making Windows XP Open Source (And Why It's A ...

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Apr 24, 2014 ... maybe Microsoft should make the operating system open source and let ... Windows XP is an open wound that will never be patched.

Microsoft, instead of turning the lights off on XP, make it open source ...

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Apr 12, 2012 ... For example, two years from April 9 all support for Windows XP and Office 2003 will cease, leaving anyone still running these products with ...

It's time for Microsoft to open source Windows - TechRepublic

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Mar 22, 2016 ... Imagine a world in which Windows was open source. ... However, should Microsoft open source it's platform, a number of things could happen: ...... This objection proposed even for Win XP on the basis that more recent ...