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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 began in 1996, as a Wi...

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


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 ...

Front Page | ReactOS Project


ReactOS is a Free Community Opensource Collaborative Compatible Free ... Windows applications and drivers in an open-source environment you can trust.

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


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


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 ...

Could Windows go open source? A top Microsoft engineer says ...


Apr 3, 2015 ... "It's a new Microsoft," engineer and Technical Fellow Mark Russinovich ... Still, an open-source Windows shouldn't be expected anytime soon. ... of those who access the code will create a stronger, more-appealing platform.

ReactOS Is a Promising Open Source Windows Replacement


Jun 7, 2016 ... ReactOS is a free, open source operating system built on the design ... With no continuing support for Windows XP in one case and ... Anyone used to older versions of Microsoft Windows will be right at home with ReactOS.

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


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.

CIA Expert: Microsoft Should Make Windows XP Open Source


Aug 7, 2014 ... Security expert talks about Windows XP at Black Hat 2014.

How Microsoft's Move Into Open Source Is Affecting You - MakeUseOf


From Microsoft Money, to the seemingly immortal Windows XP; when ... I think Microsoft choosing to open-source its code will be a boon for people who are ...

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


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, ...

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


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

Would Microsoft really open-source Windows? | ExtremeTech


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 ...