Hack your OS

So what’s the biggest hack you can do on your Eee PC? Install a different OS! For a lot of people, using the Asus–customized Xandros Linux does feel like Windows but leaves out some of the things you need from Redmond’s OS. So the best solution would be to simply install Windows!

I run Windows XP on my Eee PC without problems and now able to do almost anything I can do with a normal laptop. Because of this, I can comfortably use the Eee PC when I’m working outside as it has the tools I need to get my work done.

Yes, Windows XP can work quite well on the Eee PC, just don’t expect to play graphic–intensive games or other tasks that require a much larger screen resolution.

If you browse the DVD that came with you Eee PC, you’d see Windows XP drivers for all devices. All you need is an external CD–ROM and your Windows XP install CD. We’ll walk you through the process in a future entry.