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Well, you can use Wine to run Windows on Linux. However, there is less than 100% compatibility with Windows applications, so you might want to google “Wine” and the name of any software that you want to use to see if there are common issues. Another option is to set up VMWare or VirtualBox to run an instance of Windows. However, you will need a Windows license, which might be an issue for you, and plenty of space on your HDD.