__/ [ High Plains Thumper ] on Thursday 30 March 2006 04:37 \__
> Kelsey Bjarnason wrote:
>> William Poaster wrote:
>>> Get this!
>>> "Microsoft said it could not endorse the patches or
>>> recommend that users install them as they had not been
>>> through the software giant's testing and evaluation
>> But the app which caused the problem in the first place
>> _has_ presumably been through the eval program. Yeah,
>> well. Maybe time to rethink the eval process.
> I heard that M$ will soon require upgrading to a new OS, to
> get browser patches. All without XP are then dust. True?
Sorry to hijack this from Kelsey's hands, but Internet Explorer 7 will only
work in Windows XP (or subsequent releases). You said, "M$ will soon require
upgrading to a new OS". Shouldn't that O/S be a third-party? Bear in mind
"Use of Microsoft Windows XP has grown inside corporations, but a new study
shows that nearly half of business PCs are still running the older Windows
2000." (as of June 2005)
If XP did not provide a compelling reason to upgrade, why would Vista? A
computer currentl running Windows 2000 can handle SuSE without choking.
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