Have any of you ever heard of ReactOS ?

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  1. SmilinDoug

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    Just now tried it. It fails to boot. Says 'press any key', and when I do it says 'memory allocation failed', then its back to 'press any key'. So guess that's why it got benched.
     
    trimis, Nov 14, 2019
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    You found the ANY key!!!

    I've been looking forever for that. :)
     
    SmilinDoug, Nov 14, 2019
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    Lucky me! I take it the current version is still not usable? My definition of usable is it has to run as LiveCD, has to connect to the internet on its own, has to have a firewall that is easy to engage, and has to play videos on Youtube, Putlocker sites, etc.
     
    trimis, Nov 16, 2019
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    Well... uh...

    It can do some stuff, but I don't know exactly how much. I haven't played with it a lot, but I'm guessing that you could install a web browser like Firefox for your YouTube. Firewall is probably nil. Internet connection, maybe. LiveCD? It can do that, but not very well.
     
    Computer semi-expert, Nov 16, 2019
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  5. SmilinDoug

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    Thanks for the info. I'll probably wait a year or so, then check if it is past the Haiku and Syllable stage.
     
    trimis, Nov 17, 2019
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