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December 28, 2010

From Windows to Linux

Hello! I am your latest newbie!
I changed from Windows XP to W7. I have had all sorts of problems - many programmes that ran in XP won't run in W7. I 'lost' a whole programme containing my complete collections - books, videos, cd's etc. I am not able to alter my photo library in each file - and so it goes on!
Very basically, I need to know if I were to change to Linux from Windows, what would be the disadvantages. This question probably begs a complicated answer - forgive me, just try to make it simple! Would I be 'doing the right thing'?
Thanks
Colin

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