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Google Chrome OS is an open source, lightweight operating system that will initially be targeted at netbooks.
http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/07/introducing-google-chrome-os.html

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Quote:They want their

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They want their computers to always run as fast as when they first bought them.

Yes, I'd quite like that.

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And they can do, you just

And they can do, you just have to reinstall the OS every few months; well that is what used to be common practise amongst computer geeks a few years back :shrug:

I have started to find virtualization an increasingly interesting approach to running a machine though, keeping the host very simple and unfettered by apps and too much strain and running guest OS to handle various configurations that in a Windows environment would make me nervous due to dumb driver handling or gradual deterioration of the horror known as the registry.

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Hugo wrote:And they can do,

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And they can do, you just have to reinstall the OS every few months; well that is what used to be common practise amongst computer geeks a few years back :shrug:

Maybe I'm not geeky enough but I don't have the time or inclination to do that on a regular basis.

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No I never had either,

No I never had either, although I did use to set things up with a view to doing just that. I've lost interest in the OS side of things realising that I simply need it to work and can't afford the time waste playing around with it, simply too much to be getting on with.

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