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  • PE Builder 3.1.10a

    Easily build a bootable CD that can help you rescue files when a Windows XP PC won't start

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Puredyne 0.10

     Puredyne is a live Linux disk designed especially for creative use, whether with audio, video or images.

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Slackware 13.0

    One of the oldest Linux distros remains up to date and current.

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • PCLinuxOS 2009.2

     PCLinuxOS is a free easy to use Linux-based Operating System for desktops or laptops.

    Score - 10 out of 10

  • Ubuntu 9.10

    Complete Linux operating system with all the software you need

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Gentoo Linux 10.0

    Source-based distro that lets the user decide exactly how it should work and look.  

    Score - 10 out of 10

  • Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.10

    UNR is based on the well-supported Ubuntu but designed specifically for netbooks.

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • DOSBox 0.74

    Reliably run DOS games and other ancient software with this sophisticated emulator

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Element HTPC 1.2

    Element is a free operating system for Home Theatre and Media Centre Personal Computers, featuring an innovative across the room 'ten-foot interface' that is designed…

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Lubuntu 10.04

    Lubuntu is a lightweight Ubuntu variant using the excellent LXDE desktop and ideal for low powered computers and netbooks

  • openSUSE Live Gnome 11.4

    Live CD of the latest distro, based on Gnome

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Kubuntu 10.10 (64 bit)

    Kubuntu is Ubuntu but built with a KDE desktop and compatible programs.

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal [64-bit]

    Provides a complete Linux operating system with all the software you need

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Xandros Presto Linux review

    Xandros Presto Linux is a lightweight version of Xandros Linux, boasting very quick boot times.

    £14 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion review

    Apple's Mountain Lion is the new OS X, version 10.8, and the eighth update in 11 years to the Mac operating system. We walk you through the new features to see if…

    £14 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Apple Mac OS X 10.7 Lion review

    Mac OS X is already the most successful PC operating system in history. A bold claim, but read on to find out why... UPDATED 20th JULY 2011

    £21 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard review

    Although positioned as an under-the-hood upgrade to Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard offers a lot of changes on the surfaces as well. UPDATED: 27 August 2009.

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • CrossOver Linux 9 review

    One of the most common reasons given for remaining wedded to Microsoft Windows is the absence of a key Windows program on alternative operating systems. But that…

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Windows 8 review

    Windows 8 represents the biggest change to Microsoft’s operating system since the launch of Windows 95. Here’s our Windows 8 review. It’s the only Windows 8 review…

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Windows 8.1 review

    The free update to Windows 8.1 addresses many of the problems users had with Windows 8, but it still feels like an operating system at war with itself. Here's our…

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10



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