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Second opinion] Hi, I bought an Asus online without an operating system, and am not sure nwhich to put on it, I have an external harddrive.

Technician's Assistant: What's the brand, model, and Operating System (OS) of your computer?

It's an EEE PC 901

Technician's Assistant: What have you tried so far with your Eee PC?

Extra 64 bit installation windows disks.

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Hi, thank you for contacting JustAnswer.com. My name is***** will do my best to provide the right answer to your computer question.

Windows XP is too old, and Windows 7 (and later versions) is still good enough (some people cough when Windows Vista gets mentioned)... Linux, requires that you learn a lot, to do much with it.

So what's best? that depends upon whether you are on a budget, or on a save-as-much$-as-possible budget limitation, or just want the best and do not care too much about expense. On a budget, Windows 7 is likely cheapest for both time effort and money. For save-as-much-as-possible budgets, you need Linux, and a lot of spare time.... otherwise, recent versions of Windows, probably Windows 10, will do.

There are some opportunities to buy Windows installs (and license numbers, very necessary indeed!) from other than Microsoft. Try searching on Google, and you'll find a bunch of choices.

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