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tonycarr wrote:Releasing a patch for Windows 98 and Windows ME would be the right thing to do, according to Murray. "Even Microsoft acknowledges that the vulnerability exists in those OSes, someone will figure out how to exploit it," he said.
By not fixing the older versions of Windows, Microsoft is leaving its customers out in the cold, Murray said. "In a way they are forcing customers to upgrade, saying that you can continue to use those older operating systems if you want to be vulnerable," he said.
COPPER wrote:The number of pc running 98 or ME is decreasing. so are going to put time and money into fixing it. Microsoft has stated and it is common knowlege they will be end support for these two
At the end of the day the owner of the PC must take responsablity for there own data security
there are some very good firewall and antiviruse software out there to buy or to down load for free. I dont shed any more tears for those who can be bothered to use them. viruses are a way of life on the net and if people dont know that then there to stupid to own a pc
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