Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Lucky you; you just received a brand new shiny PC for your [fill in the occasion: birthday, anniversary, graduation, holiday]. Unfortunately, your new rig almost certainly came preinstalled with Windows Vista, and you’ve got a ton of legacy software that require an older 32-bit Windows OS for operation. What’s a poor Vista PC to do?
Simple: simply install Windows XP which, with a little love, can coexist peacefully with your Vista install. Plus, while you’re at it, why not install one of the many Linux distros that are available for Intel-based PCs for added compatibility and power. In other words, mod your PC into a triple boot super PC.