Should I choose a Windows or Linux hosting account?

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asked Apr 9, 2012 in Shared Hosting by Mrnewguy (440 points)
hi all
Should I choose a Windows or Linux hosting account?what's the difference?

thanks

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answered Apr 9, 2012 by TopNet (10,360 points)
Your home operating system will not affect which hosting account you choose.
Choose Linux Hosting if you're going to use PHP, Ruby, Perl, Python, or CGI scripting.Choose a Windows Hosting account if you're going to use ASP, ASP.NET, or ASP.NET 2.0.
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answered May 27, 2013 by dualmind (500 points)
Hi,
  I would like to tell you that the choice of choosing the Platform is depends upon the programming language your choosing for your Website.Where certain programming language are only available in windows hosting while others simply perform better on Linux hosting.And if your searching for a best hosting service with low cost.You can use the site http://www.tucktail.com/web-hosting-plans/ where you can get the best hosting plan for both the Platform at low cost.
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