Alternatives to Windows 8 for Windows with any license

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  • Windows 7 icon

    Windows 7

    Windows 7 is the successor to Windows Vista . The new OS introduces a compelling combination of welcome innovations and much-needed...

    Commercial Windows

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  • ReactOS icon

    ReactOS

    ReactOS is a free, modern operating system in alpha stage, based on the design of Windows XP/2003. Written completely from scratch, it aims to follow the Windows...

    Open Source Windows

  • Windows Preinstallation Environment icon

    Windows Preinstallation Environment

    What's Windows PE (WinPE)? It's a small operating system used to install, deploy, and repair Windows. From Windows PE, you can: Set up your hard drive before...

    Free Windows Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK)

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    Illumos

    Illumos is a derivative of OS/Net (aka ON), which basically is a Solaris/ OpenSolaris kernel with the bulk of the drivers, core...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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  • xPud icon

    xPud

    A Browser OS with an App Store - The desktop has never been this easy -- Get your favorite web browser with a simple web-based interface on top.

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • LuksOS Grape icon

    LuksOS Grape

    LuksOS Grape is a completely free, easy-to-use and almost 100% Windows-compatible operating system based on the ReactOS project. The main goal is to make computers work...

    Free Windows

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  • DAMS OS icon

    DAMS OS

    A Small Debian-based Live OS.

    Free Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Developed stopped in 2013. Last version, 2.0.1s32, released in September 2012, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.