Replacing Linux with XP or Vista

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    seggers

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    I have a two week old Aspire 1 with 1GB memory and 120 GB HDD. My problem is the linux operating system and my absolute lack of knowledge in Linux. Doing my head in trying to put software on and dealing with the never ending dependancy problems.

    I have decided to move back to MS. My home PC is on Vista and I have a disc for this. Some question for those who know better than me.

    1 - How easy is it to replace Linux and put MS on instead?
    2 - Is it better to put XP or Vista on? (Will Vista be too memory hungry?)
     
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    with 1GB memory, you are better off with XP imo.
    It is pretty easy to do, just wipe the drive (delete all partitions during setup), create partitions and install.
     
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    Windows XP IMO - what is the IMO - sorry for being stupid!

    I take it that I would need to copy the XP installation disk onto a USB pen drive and intall it from this?
     
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    imo just means 'in my opinion'

    you can install xp from a usb cd drive or usb pendrive, there are tutorials about for both
     
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    Ok thanks. I have already downloaded the drivers from the acer website onto my desk top ready for transfer via a pen drive.
     
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