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Old 08-30-2007, 04:00 PM   #11
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I want to know just one more thing. Can I get by without a hard drive or not.
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if everything is done from CD, and you don't want to save any game progress, yes.
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if everything is done from CD, and you don't want to save any game progress, yes.
Well, don't I have to have windows in order to play my games. If so, wouldn't that require a hard drive?
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If windows was needed, yes, you would need the hard drive. But since you don't need windows, or any operating system, then I would say no.
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If windows was needed, yes, you would need the hard drive. But since you don't need windows, or any operating system, then I would say no.
really?! i thought u at least needed linux!
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I want to know just one more thing. Can I get by without a hard drive or not.
No, but it would be a wise idea.

You need to run an operating system from somewhere, CD, network boot server, floppy disk, etc. But it needs to be from somewhere, hard drive is just the most popular option.
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Old 08-30-2007, 04:52 PM   #17
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No, but it would be a wise idea.

You need to run an operating system from somewhere, CD, network boot server, floppy disk, etc. But it needs to be from somewhere, hard drive is just the most popular option.
Can I load it over my network from another computer?
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Yeah, that is what a network boot server is.
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Thanks for all of the great help you guys gave me.
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Old 08-30-2007, 11:13 PM   #20
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Yeah, that is what a network boot server is.
Which would have to be a special server WITH a hard drive. Kinda defys the point for a single computer.
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