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As I sit here on my Windows 7 pc. Doing research and playing a few games of chess and poker. I wonder why do I have to load all this clutter in order to execute a few commands?

So I guess the six million dollar question is.

Is there an operateing system that loads just the basics for web browsing?

Cheers,
IT Dreamer

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Or a light-weight Linux system, which is basically what a Chromebook is. In any case, they are also much less likely to become infected with malware than a Windows system, plus they are free!

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I've been looking into finding a good Linux build. Once I find it I will need a way to point my hard drive to an online site for storage.

Any suggestions?

Regards,
IT Dreamer

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Just for web browsing and online storage? Chomebook was mentioned. Another one that comes to mind is Android for PC, but you may want to run it from a LiveCD or USB drive before you install it. That will give you a better idea of what it is and if it will suit your needs.
Android for PC

Puppy Linux is a small Linux distribution, but doesn't focus on cloud (online) storage. Again, I suggest trying it before you install it.

I'm sure there are other good options for you, so you may want to wait for more replies. Good luck!

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