Microsoft u-turn on 98 and Me

  TOPCAT® 17:31 12 Jan 04

Microsoft extends support for Windows 98, ME until the middle of June 2006. TC.

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  TOPCAT® 17:34 12 Jan 04

98SE is of course included. TC.

  wee eddie 18:09 12 Jan 04

I never thought I would be thanking big business for doing me a favour. But there you are, I agree that that is almost certainly why M$ has backed off.

The reason, of course, is that XP does not support a lot of unique legacy hardware. Much of which is still well within its expected lifespan.

  spuds 19:11 12 Jan 04

May have something to do with the delayed release of Longhorn!.

  sgtdibble 21:30 12 Jan 04

just found a similar article on rival magazine website, it's good news for any like me who can't afford or doesn't want XP

  Border View 00:07 14 Jan 04

Thanks for that Topcat. Better than an AVG update. (Another one out today)

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