“essentially it showed a Windows Phone with a standard error message.
Here’s the line that caught his eye: “Insert your Windows installation disc and restart your computer.” Really, and where exactly would one do that?”
This is the kind of thing that happens when a bloated software is shoe-horned into another architecture. One hand does not know what the other does and no one really understands it. */Linux on the other hand is fully configurable to run on just about anything in a dozen architectures and because the thing is nice and modular we get what we want.
I recommend Debian GNU/Linux. It will run on most PCs even tablets and smartphones with few modifications.