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Linux as a Tool for Windows Hardware Errors

Aug 09, 2007, 07:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark Rais)

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"It may seem a bit ridiculous to some, but on more than one occasion I have been asked to help address a Windows hardware issue by assisting with Linux. The 'hardware' problems these people faced were quickly reconciled either by placing Linux on an existing secondary partition of the hard disk, or by using a Linux Live-CD.

"In every case I have personally encountered, the problem turned out to be Microsoft Windows, rather than hardware related..."

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