Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 9th Jun 2006 22:42 UTC
Windows Microsoft will not fix a serious flaw in Windows 98 and Windows Millennium Edition because a patch could break other applications. The security bug relates to Windows Explorer and could let an intruder commandeer a vulnerable PC, Microsoft warned in April. The software maker has made fixes available for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP and Windows 2000, but it has found that eliminating the vulnerability in Windows 98 and ME is "not feasible," it said.
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by Sodapop on Sat 10th Jun 2006 01:14 UTC
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So if they suddenly find out my 10 year old car catches fire because of a flaw from the factory, I get a recall notice.

A flaw in a 10 year old Operating system that could allow hackers in, gets brushed off? Hmmmm.

2 words people, forced upgrade. Period.

Edited 2006-06-10 01:14

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