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* is it possible to run an OS other than Windows RT on a Microsoft Surface RT?Lucifer
`* Re: is it possible to run an OS other than Windows RT on a MicrosoftPaul
 `* Re: is it possible to run an OS other than Windows RT on a Microsoft Surface RT?Lucifer
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  |`- Re: is it possible to run an OS other than Windows RT on a Microsoft Surface RT?Lucifer
  +- Re: is it possible to run an OS other than Windows RT on a MicrosoftBob F
  `- Re: is it possible to run an OS other than Windows RT on a MicrosoftBrian Gregory

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is it possible to run an OS other than Windows RT on a Microsoft Surface RT?

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From: LuciferM...@bigpond.com (Lucifer)
Newsgroups: alt.comp.os.windows-8,alt.athesm
Subject: is it possible to run an OS other than Windows RT on a Microsoft Surface RT?
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 by: Lucifer - Tue, 16 Nov 2021 06:12 UTC

is it possible to run an OS other than Windows RT on a
Microsoft Surface RT?

I know there are version(s) of Linux that run on machines
with an ARM processor.

Re: is it possible to run an OS other than Windows RT on a Microsoft Surface RT?

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From: nos...@needed.invalid (Paul)
Newsgroups: alt.comp.os.windows-8
Subject: Re: is it possible to run an OS other than Windows RT on a Microsoft
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 by: Paul - Tue, 16 Nov 2021 08:51 UTC

On 11/16/2021 1:12 AM, Lucifer wrote:
> is it possible to run an OS other than Windows RT on a
> Microsoft Surface RT?
>
> I know there are version(s) of Linux that run on machines
> with an ARM processor.
>

They claim here, you'd run into a slight bootloader problem.

https://linustechtips.com/topic/564308-can-i-install-another-operating-system-on-surface-rt/

Did you buy that on purpose ?

Paul

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Subject: Re: is it possible to run an OS other than Windows RT on a Microsoft Surface RT?
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 by: Lucifer - Tue, 16 Nov 2021 10:59 UTC

On Tue, 16 Nov 2021 03:51:21 -0500, Paul <nospam@needed.invalid>
wrote:

>On 11/16/2021 1:12 AM, Lucifer wrote:

I appreciate your reply but I actually wrote on 16/11/2021.
Where I hail from we only have 12 months in a year.

>> is it possible to run an OS other than Windows RT on a
>> Microsoft Surface RT?
>>
>> I know there are version(s) of Linux that run on machines
>> with an ARM processor.
>>
>
>They claim here, you'd run into a slight bootloader problem.
>
>https://linustechtips.com/topic/564308-can-i-install-another-operating-system-on-surface-rt/

Thanks. I'll stick with Windows RT 8.1.
The people on that forum don't seem to understand the ARM processor
is not X86 compatible.

>Did you buy that on purpose ?

(sheepish look) Yes. It was cheap and I thought it might be fun.

> Paul

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Newsgroups: alt.comp.os.windows-8
Subject: Re: is it possible to run an OS other than Windows RT on a Microsoft
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 by: Paul - Tue, 16 Nov 2021 23:20 UTC

On 11/16/2021 5:59 AM, Lucifer wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Nov 2021 03:51:21 -0500, Paul <nospam@needed.invalid>
> wrote:
>
>> On 11/16/2021 1:12 AM, Lucifer wrote:
>
> I appreciate your reply but I actually wrote on 16/11/2021.
> Where I hail from we only have 12 months in a year.

You mis-spelled atheism when crafting your
original two-group newsgroup specification,
which would cause no copy of the post to
end up in alt.atheism.

Paul

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 by: Lucifer - Wed, 17 Nov 2021 03:06 UTC

On Tue, 16 Nov 2021 18:20:21 -0500, Paul <nospam@needed.invalid>
wrote:

>On 11/16/2021 5:59 AM, Lucifer wrote:
>> On Tue, 16 Nov 2021 03:51:21 -0500, Paul <nospam@needed.invalid>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> On 11/16/2021 1:12 AM, Lucifer wrote:
>>
>> I appreciate your reply but I actually wrote on 16/11/2021.
>> Where I hail from we only have 12 months in a year.
>
>You mis-spelled atheism when crafting your
>original two-group newsgroup specification,
>which would cause no copy of the post to
>end up in alt.atheism.

Thank you.

> Paul

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 by: Bob F - Fri, 3 Dec 2021 03:26 UTC

On 11/16/2021 2:59 AM, Lucifer wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Nov 2021 03:51:21 -0500, Paul <nospam@needed.invalid>
> wrote:
>
>> On 11/16/2021 1:12 AM, Lucifer wrote:
>
> I appreciate your reply but I actually wrote on 16/11/2021.
> Where I hail from we only have 12 months in a year.

My PC shows you wrote it on 11/15/2021. That's Nov 15,2021 for the
feeble minded.

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 by: Brian Gregory - Tue, 21 Dec 2021 16:53 UTC

On 16/11/2021 10:59, Lucifer wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Nov 2021 03:51:21 -0500, Paul <nospam@needed.invalid>
> wrote:
>
>> On 11/16/2021 1:12 AM, Lucifer wrote:
>
> I appreciate your reply but I actually wrote on 16/11/2021.
> Where I hail from we only have 12 months in a year.

I'm most surprised to see that Lucifer (= Satan = the source of all
evil) isn't an American.

I'd always imagined he must be surely be an American, perhaps from one
of the Southern states.

;-)

--
Brian Gregory (in England).


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