installing XP

Andrew Farris flyindragon1 at
Sun Feb 14 09:43:47 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-02-13 at 14:54 -0500, Gary Kirkpatrick wrote:
> All that bruhaha above, I have installed virutual box.  It is a bit
> sluggish and the windows install has a tendency to crash a bit more
> than it should.  I can surf the net and that covers my needs.

That is unfortunate, but so long as it covers your needs sufficiently,
then it's probably for the best.

To speed things up for windows though, you might want to look into
'optimizing' XP to use less resources, so it runs smoother. This guide
is a decent walk-through on some common tweaks to make:

> Thanks for helping!  And no i will not download an illegal copy of
> windows from China.

No-one suggested downloading an illegal copy of windows from China. What
WAS suggested was a Chinese Linux distro based on Ubuntu 9.10, with a
winXP look-alike interface, from here:
Nothing illegal about it.

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