Solved Can a computer work without an OS? Tags: Computers Systems Internet Last response: October 9, 2013 12:39 PM in Systems Share Severfeather October 9, 2013 12:34:55 PM I am building my own computer and I want to know if an OS is necessary to play LoL and browse the internet. Here are my specs: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/user/Severfeather/saved/2xwp More about : computer work Best solution blader15sk8 October 9, 2013 12:37:47 PM You absolutely need an OS... An OS, or Operating System, is what runs your PC. Windows is an OS. If you are trying to save money by not purchasing an OS, then you can try Linux (like Ubuntu) which is free, but you won't be able to play many games. Share teddymines October 9, 2013 12:39:32 PM An OS is always needed. Even your BIOS is an operating system. So is a "live cd" if you boot to (for example) Ubuntu from cd, dvd, thumb drive, etc. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMid to High end Pc build with unique twist, a multi OS system without bootloader, does it work? Forum SolvedCan I move SSD w/ OS and HDD w/ programs to new computer without problems? Forum SolvedNew Computer without OS, what happen if I buy and download windows 7? Forum SolvedHow to install OS on a new Computer without an optical drive? Forum What is the easiest way to transfer windows 7 to a computer without an OS? Forum Mid to High end Pc build with unique twist, a multi OS system without bootloader, does it work? Forum SolvedFirst time building a desktop, first time booting without OS, cannot go to BIOS, and keyboard is not working Forum SolvedComputer wont boot without HDD eventhough OS installed on SSD Forum Solvedall commands to restart my computer will not work. It will shut down ok, but never restarts on its own without pressing power Forum SolvedComputer Refuses to Work without Original Hard Drive Forum Computer randomly restarts without overheating or OS problem. HELP Forum If i format my slave hard drive is it still gona work without OS Forum SolvedWill my computer work without all my cords plugged in? Forum Why my os does not work without cd rom Forum SolvedHDD wont pickup but computer won't work without Forum SolvedWill my computer work without dedicated GPU? Forum Solvedwork for new computer os Forum SolvedJust started computer up for first time, haven't instered OS disk yet for operating system... But CASE fans are NOT working! Forum SolvedWill Mac OS work on this Computer? Forum Is there any way to know if there's a part that's not working without OS? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !