Are there any good computers that don't use Windows?

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Probably an ignorant question but when I try to Google this, I'm swamped with search results of: "Upgrade to Windows 10!" or some other stupid Windows 10 related bull. It probably doesn't help that I've been using Windows computers all my life.

Anyway is there ANY type of computer out there

Probably an ignorant question but when I try to Google this, I'm swamped with search results of: "Upgrade to Windows 10!" or some other stupid Windows 10 related bull. It probably doesn't help that I've been using Windows computers all my life.

Anyway is there ANY type of computer out there that does not use Microsoft Windows at all? I'm sick of this Windows 10 crap and every time new updates appear in windows updater I have to check all of them to make sure they're not installing anything I don't want in my computer and THEN checking my installed updates to make sure they didn't install said unwanted programs in anyway.

KB2670838 wouldn't fkin stop installing itself automatically and WITHOUT PERMISSION until I resorted to changing it so Windows Updater doesn't check for updates at all AND changed it so my computer doesn't automatically connect to the internet on startup.

Seriously, I shouldn't have to resort to doing this much to prevent what I once thought was a somewhat trustworthy company from forcing all of their spyware into my computer. I have nothing to hide but the fact that they're trying to force their new products on my ticks me off. And I've heard they're going to try and make Steam incompatible with 10 so they'll make another extra buck off of people buying games through them instead of a MUCH more trustworthy third party.

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Alex:
If you post your computer model and specs- someone could help you make a good choice-

If you want to try Linux but don't want to download the iso file and burn it to a dvd- you can buy a linux dvd for $6 or usb for $15 + shipping.
Look at the list on the link below- pick one and click on it- a window will open with different flavors of that OS- just pay attention to the 32 or 64 bit part. Most everything today is 64.
If you choose Mint- get the 17.3, if Ubuntu get the 16.04.

https://www.osdisc.com/

Hannah:
Look up System76 they sell towers and laptops online with Linux there's also Apple sells Macs with OSX.
Cornish:
Look up System76 they sell towers and laptops online with Linux there's also Apple sells Macs with OSX.
Bill P:
Just about any computer built within the last 10 years will be able to run any of the 300+ current versions of Linux.

The easiest and best supported is probably Linux Mint 17.3 in any of it's forms. It's free to download and free to use, and it does not spy on you! I myself prefer the Mate versions because they don't require quite so much computing resources of the more popular Cinnamon. If the computer is pretty low on resources the xfce version will be faster.

Have a look through the list here : http://distrowatch.com/

Mint is available here : http://distrowatch.com/?newsid=09209

For help in stalling or any other query the forum is very helpful –https://forums.linuxmint.com

Edmunds:
Look up System76 they sell towers and laptops online with Linux there's also Apple sells Macs with OSX.
Bailey:
Look up System76 they sell towers and laptops online with Linux there's also Apple sells Macs with OSX.
Mackenzie:
Look up System76 they sell towers and laptops online with Linux there's also Apple sells Macs with OSX.
Benjamin:
Well, it's not so much the actual computer as the OS that is running on it.

The only alternatives to Windows are either MacOS or Linux

Linux refers to a wide variety of OSs based on the open source Linux kernel (basically, it's free and you can mess with it however you like).
Some of the more popular and newcomer friendly Linux distros include: Ubuntu, Linux Mint, ChromeOS, and SteamOS.

You can create a bootable USB drive with YUMI by PenDriveLinux

Steven:
Look up System76 they sell towers and laptops online with Linux there's also Apple sells Macs with OSX.

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