1. SavageWaffle

    OP SavageWaffle GBAtemp Maniac
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    So im like half way through buying an Asus Eee PC online, im sure it comes pre installed with Linux. But i dont want linux. So is there a way to practically delete everything on the laptop, and then install Windows XP? TY in advice.
     
  2. Bob Evil

    Bob Evil The Department of Home-Made Insecurity
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    You could have just bought an XP model ...


    But, since you were too cheap to do that, go here ... http://wiki.eeeuser.com/
     
  3. arctic_flame

    arctic_flame GBAtemp ATMEGA8 Fan
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    You've never installed an OS before?

    Just run the installer. They always have partitioning options.

    Although the modified Xandros is actually the best OS for the eee.
     
  4. Linkiboy

    Linkiboy GBAtemp Testing Area
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    1. Plug in external dvd drive
    2. Insert legit XP CD, or nlited CD you made your self or got from a torrent site such as theninja bay, where ninja = pirate.
    3. Install drivers from included backup dvd.

    Why do you want to install XP? The Linux included is very nice.

    btw, if you do get the 300$/2G model, you WILL need an nlited XP. I have a torrent link.
     
  5. Bob Evil

    Bob Evil The Department of Home-Made Insecurity
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    QFT
     
  6. go185

    go185 GBAtemp Regular
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    Fix'd
     
  7. Linkiboy

    Linkiboy GBAtemp Testing Area
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    i was referring to the fact that he had to switch those two words

    or were you just posting testing area content?
     
  8. SavageWaffle

    OP SavageWaffle GBAtemp Maniac
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    It was $200 more for me for the XP Model. Just went with the Linux, and i have a legit copy of XP anyway.
     
  9. fischju

    fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker
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    You should nlite your legit copy to remove thes stuff you don't need.
     
  10. Linkiboy

    Linkiboy GBAtemp Testing Area
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    Really? 4G with XP = 400$. 4G with Linux = 400$.

    If you bought a 2G model, a full XP install wont work on it, apparently, you will need an nlite xp.
     
  11. jesterscourt

    jesterscourt Not Brad.
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    Weird, I was under the impression the new 8.9" models will be @ the same price point for XP and Linux bc the Windows one only has a 12 gig HD as opposed to the Linux one having 20.
     
  12. Urza

    Urza hi
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    I'm fairly sure thats correct.
     
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