[brlug-general] Micro$oft tells uers to upgrade to XP if theywantsecurity.........YEAH RIGHT!!!
dpuryear at usa.net
Thu Jul 15 16:03:42 CDT 2004
I agree with Tim. They have only limited resources. It's tough to support an
OS that is a decade old, especially when the architecture is substantially
different than the modern product.
And WinXP SP2 is supposed to be a big move forward. If nothing else, the "on
by default" firewall is a good step forward.
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From: "Richards Jr, Edward C." <ECRichards at fbd.com>
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Subject: RE: [brlug-general] Micro$oft tells uers to upgrade to XP if
> So is this an effective EOL for NT, 2000, 9x?
> It certainly looks that way to me.
> I don't really care but it's
> always fun to watch them brag about their "support" and dump on older
> versions at the same time.
> I don't care either. It said on the box to "Use Win98 or better", so I
installed Linux. I think the reality of the matter is this is another ploy
in Bill's bag of tricks to increase cash flow and further expand his
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