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CompAmerica (http://www.compamerica.com) announces a free operating system option for its PCs that it claims “bears a reasonable resemblance” to Microsoft Windows XP and can cohabitate with Microsoft Windows XP on the same PC.
CompAmerica (http://www.compamerica.com) announced a free operating system, called: “AX5,” which it says “very much resembles Microsoft Windows XP ®.” The new operating system includes a graphical user interface that CompAmerica claims very much resembles it’s Windows ® counterpart. AX5 comes bundled with a full featured, built-in Office Automation package that can read and modify Microsoft Word 2003 documents with full word processing like Microsoft Word ®, a Browser similar to Internet Explorer called “Mozilla,” and high end Video, Music Media Players. AX5 also includes built in advanced security, built in auto-configuring networking, network sharing and wireless support. It comes with a vast library of web downloadable 2000 3rd-party applications ranging from Multimedia to Business Applications to Development tools, very similar to or equivalent to those found in the Microsoft Windows community.