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Old 01-10-2016, 03:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hey i. m going to buy a laptop. but when I was searching for dem I found out that the price of laptop with msdos are nearly 3-4 k less than d ones coming with Windows. But if I buy a laptop with ms dos, can I install windows in it..
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MS Dos???? How old is the laptop. I have not seen one with Dos in gee I don't even know. If you find one post up the specs. If it's old you won't find any drivers for it to run windows.
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I mean in the hp laptop website there were laptops with free dos..
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MSDOS =/= FreeDOS.
FreeDOS | The FreeDOS Project

It's basically saying 'here's the hardware, and we'll provide a basic OS." - Similar to if they were to preinstall Linux on it for you instead of Windows.

I think I remember HP doing this with some laptops; I know Dell did it with some systems as well.

Anyway, as long as it's a fairly recent laptop, it shouldn't have any issues with drivers for a full Windows install. Just keep in mind, you'll have to purchase your Windows license separately.
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