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by ROCKNROLLKID
Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: 61 specific reasons for wanting ReactOS:
Replies: 185
Views: 93706

Re: My specific reasons for wanting ReactOS:

- Being able to compile the source code and know how NT actually works, or at the very least, get an idea of how it works.

Since Windows is the number 1 OS, maybe people could be curious how NT works to begin with.
by ROCKNROLLKID
Wed Oct 19, 2016 10:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: 61 specific reasons for wanting ReactOS:
Replies: 185
Views: 93706

Re: My specific reasons for wanting ReactOS:

- Ability to use open-source drivers from AMD/Nvidia/etc that Microsoft/Windows has refused to do.
by ROCKNROLLKID
Tue Oct 18, 2016 10:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Questions about donating
Replies: 17
Views: 16066

Questions about donating

Hello ReactOS. I really like what you guys are doing here, but I just have some questions about donating to ReactOS. 1. I see you have a 2016 fundraiser, but let's just say you didn't meet your goal. What will happen then? Will you just move it into 2017 and continue from there? 2. How come when I t...
by ROCKNROLLKID
Tue Oct 18, 2016 9:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: 61 specific reasons for wanting ReactOS:
Replies: 185
Views: 93706

Re: My specific reasons for wanting ReactOS:

30. Can run on many different types of filesystems, since NTFS hasn't really been updated since XP times.

Most of them aren't implanted, yet, but it is also a good point to bring up.
by ROCKNROLLKID
Tue Oct 18, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: Development Help
Topic: Building
Replies: 2
Views: 7582

Re: Building

Maybe this helps you: https://www.reactos.org/wiki/Building_ReactOS

ReactOS is written mostly in C, with some parts written in C++.
by ROCKNROLLKID
Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: 61 specific reasons for wanting ReactOS:
Replies: 185
Views: 93706

Re: My specific reasons for wanting ReactOS:

28. No metro apps that consume more resources than needed. 29. No telemetry that data mines your system and saves bandwidth. This list is great, but I don't know how many Windows people actually care about stuff like this. You have to remember that majority of people that are on Windows are people t...
by ROCKNROLLKID
Mon Oct 17, 2016 3:29 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Firefox will be dropping support for XP/Vista soon
Replies: 0
Views: 6989

Firefox will be dropping support for XP/Vista soon

Hello ReactOS community. First of, let me say how much I am really liking ReactOS, even when it is just in alpha stages. Second of all, maybe you know this maybe not, but Firefox 53 will be dropping support for XP and Vista. I am just letting everyone know ahead of time so you can make the proper ch...