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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Now thats really great! Windows ME wouldn't install on anything less than 150 Mhz so I can imagine that WinXP would be lots of fun to use...

Just so you know, you can install WinME on sub-P150 hardware, all you have to do is boot to a DOS floppy and run setup with the following switches:

setup /is /iq /nm

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