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Windows 98, 98SE, and Me Support Extended by Microsoft

Postby CDRecorder on Mon Jan 12, 2004 9:26 pm

Microsoft apparently has decided to support Windows 98, 98SE, and Me through June 30, 2006! I guess those of us who still use those OSs will still be able to get security patches for a while. :)
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Postby Ian on Mon Jan 12, 2004 9:51 pm

That sucks. That means people will still be running old, crappy OS's at work.
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Postby jase on Mon Jan 12, 2004 10:14 pm

I don't know, that's crazy.

They keep supporting 98 and ME, two OSs which I have found to be fundamentally unstable over time, and yet they have axed support of Windows NT, which despite being old, grew into one of the most rock-solid systems MS has ever written.

Meh. Folk should be using Linux anyways :D
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Postby BurninMan921 on Mon Jan 12, 2004 10:20 pm

Ian wrote:That sucks. That means people will still be running old, crappy OS's at work.


By which you mean they're running a Microsoft OS, not Linux, right? :wink:
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Postby Ian on Tue Jan 13, 2004 12:55 am

There are plenty running old, unpatched versions of Linux as well.
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Postby F1Pilot on Wed Jan 14, 2004 5:37 am

Sweet! I can continue to download the 2 Security Patches that come out every week!!!!
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Postby David on Thu Jan 15, 2004 10:23 pm

Now I can keep 98 patched for a while longer.
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