BeOS 5 Personal Edition

BeOS 5 Personal Edition

Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 1110 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.0.1
  • Total Downloads:
    763,521
  • Date Added:
    June 08, 2000
  • File Size:
    42.65MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    9
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/NT

Editors' Note: Before downloading and installing BeOS 5 Personal Edition, please read the Readme file for important information.


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  • Current Version

    4.5

    out of 1110 votes

    • 5 star 961
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    • 3 star 1
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 148
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    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 148
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1 stars

"im not sure"

February 20, 2009  |  By maxyoon85

 |  Version: BeOS 5 Personal Edition 5.0.1

Pros

its free, no need to spend money

Cons

i think it doesnt work

Summary

i have the same problem i downloaded beos 5.0, installed it, made the boot disk, and when i click on start beos it asks me to insert the boot disk and reboot. however when i do this, it doesnt boot to beos. it boots the normal way to windows. can someone help me?

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5 stars

"This OS is C@@l!"

April 20, 2005  |  By Andrew_poulain8306

 |  Version: BeOS 5 Personal Edition 5.0.1

Pros

it is fast, easy to use. cd burning is fast!

Cons

terminal is too complex to use, if you want to install this on a hard disk, DO NOT use it on the same disk you put it on or you have to insert the boot floppy EVERY tim you want to use BE os.

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3 stars

"mediocore"

February 21, 2005  |  By megaman2000ph

 |  Version: BeOS 5 Personal Edition 5.0.1

Pros

I was amaze that this product is free and really really fast but...

Cons

the lack of drivers and support for hardware is a real failure

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5 stars

"The closest a PC will ever get to Mac."

December 14, 2004

 |  Version: BeOS 5 Personal Edition 5.0.1

Summary

I've used BeOS in it's inception, and was relatively impressed with its performance and ease of use. It reminded me a lot of Mac OS at the time, except that this is before the era of X and Mac did have stability issues when used for massive projects. However, this OS is now really showing its age. If you have any old Pentiums, PII's, K6, or other machines between 200 and 500 mhz, try it out. You might just like it.

(btw kgrantz, thanks for letting the world that doesn't pay attention to microsoft technet know that bill's evil empire will molest yet another good product and call it their own.)

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1 stars

"Incompatable with almost everything"

November 29, 2004

 |  Version: BeOS 5 Personal Edition 5.0.1

Summary

Sure, it's almost 4 years old, but the OS doesn't supoprt any hardware that is available... even from that era. Downloading newer versions (available elsewhere) didn't make it any better either

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5 stars

"could someone help me"

August 05, 2004

 |  Version: BeOS 5 Personal Edition 5.0.1

Summary

hello i have installed beos 5 personal edition,i made hte boot disk.when i click "start beos"
i'm told to insert the disk in the drive and press yes to reboot.but when i reboot ,it's booting to windows instead of beos

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5 stars

"BeOS is fast"

July 25, 2004

 |  Version: BeOS 5 Personal Edition 5.0.1

Summary

BeOS is one of the fastest OS's out there everyone should try it at least once.

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1 stars

"sucks!"

July 13, 2004  |  By nick143

 |  Version: BeOS 5 Personal Edition 5.0.1

Summary

any operating system can be better than this. its fast and stable but there isnt much to run and i cant run any windows compatible programs.

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5 stars

"Super Fast & Stable OS"

June 06, 2004

 |  Version: BeOS 5 Personal Edition 5.0.1

Summary

This is not the best distro out, many new machines will have driver issues, try BeosMax or 'try' to find PHOS or DAN0 or better yet, purchase Yellowtab's Zeta. BEOS is the coolest little OS ever made, good looks, fast, easy to use, easy to develop on. not for the mainstream, but cool for the hardcore

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5 stars

"OS for the Know-Howers!!!"

January 04, 2004  |  By jacdor90

 |  Version: BeOS 5 Personal Edition 5.0.1

Summary

Don't Blame the Be for not installing 'em drivers for your hardware. You should only blame yourself for not knowin' how much passion Be requires to look for 'em things... In other words, if you got 'em la-Z-y ( | )s out there, go get yourself the overpriced WINXP, but Be-aware of a lot of bugs, worms, viruses and of course drivers not workin'.

Windows BE-gone!

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Be Incorporated
Publisher web site http://www.be.com/
Release Date June 08, 2000
Date Added June 08, 2000
Version 5.0.1
Category
Category Drivers
Subcategory Motherboard Drivers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95, Windows, Windows NT, Windows 98
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/2000/NT, 32MB RAM, 512MB disk space
Download Information
File Size 42.65MB
File Name beospe.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 763,521
Downloads Last Week 9
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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