Re: cheaper solution

From: Rick Moen (
Date: 03/24/05

Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2005 19:36:00 -0500

wcb <> wrote:
> Cheaper yet.
> Run Windows from a Live CD.

And why/where it lacks compared to, say, Knoppix:

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