Alternatives to Windows XP for Windows with any license

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  • Windows 10 icon

    Windows 10

    Windows 10 is a personal computer operating system released by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems To encourage its adoption, Microsoft...

    Commercial Windows

    • If you **must** use Windows then Windows 10 is the best Windows XP alternative, primarily because XP is no longer supported, no longer receives security updates and should be considered a security liability. JohnFastmanJan 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Illumos icon

    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

    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

  • Damn Small Linux icon

    Damn Small Linux

    Damn Small Linux is a very versatile 50MB mini desktop oriented Linux distribution. Damn Small is small enough and smart enough to do the following things: *...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer updated (No release candidate since 2012, no stable release since 2008), but it still fully works.
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    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.