[THIN] Re: OT: old laptop OS recommendation

  • From: Greg Reese <gareese@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2011 12:06:41 -0500

i would try Ubuntu myself.  treat it like a netbook.

On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 12:05 PM, Pat Coughlin <strangedog@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Not enough ram to run 7 in an acceptable manner.  Dog slow as well.
> XP or nothing.
>
> Pat Coughlin
>
> On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 1:00 PM, Steve Snyder <kwajalein@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > the wife just picked up a beater Gateway laptop for $25 - 1.2GHz
> P4mobile,
> > 30GB hdd, 256MB memory - which do you suppose it better, stick with XP
> > (already installed) or Win7 Starter?
> > I'd go ahead and try Win7 and then roll back if it stunk if I was even
> > remotely ambitious, but I'm not.
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