Subject: Re: Switched from Windows to Linux on old netbook. What a difference
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Subject: Re: Switched from Windows to Linux on old netbook. What a difference
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On Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 10:07:30 PM UTC-5, RichA wrote:
> On Tuesday, 20 February 2018 12:43:51 UTC-5, nospam  wrote:
> > In article<3af6ee0a-a0b7-4227-8b31-1407f690ca24@googlegroups.com>,
> > RichA<rander3128@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > > > >>> With Windows, if you opened more than 2 browser windows, it bogged down,
> > > > >>> often just freezing.  Couldn't deal with images at all.  Switching to
> > > > >>> Linux
> > > > >>> cured it, you still have to be cognizant of the 1G memory and cpu power
> > > > >>> limitations, but it can do much more than before.
> > > > >>
> > > > >> complete nonsense.
> > > > > 
> > > > > Sorry but it isn't. I gave up a few programs because of it.  I'd not have
> > > > > done that if I could have avoided it.
> > > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > I don't know how much oomph your machine has, but even on my old Vista 
> > > > laptop, with 12g memory, I was able to run Photoshop with a bunch of 
> > > > plugins, Bridge, Corel Painter 8, Excel, WordPerfecct, and keep several 
> > > > browser windows open at the same time. The only thing that ran slow was 
> > > > Topaz Impressions.
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > N-e-t-b-o-o-k.  Lower than Celeron.
> > 
> > so not windows, but very shitty hardware.
> 
> Yes WINDOWS runs like crap (not Linux) so it's the "hardware."

Hint:  what version of Windows did you try to run on it,
and what version of Windows did it originally come with?
 


-hh