Windows 98 and ME in final days of support (6 by my count)



July 11th will mark the end of Microsoft’s support for Windows 98 and ME. Which means that there will be no further security updates for those systems after that date. In SOME ways, those systems may find comfort in the security through obscurity approach as much malware MAY not run on those systems, but that’s kind of a risky angle to play. For those that are willing to experiment…


… you might try a version of Ubuntu (Xubuntu for older/low memory systems) Kubuntu has a desktop that might be a bit more comfortable for Windows users, Ubuntu with it’s Gnome desktop has received great reviews as well. The current release 6.06 LTS will have updates for a decent amount of time (3 years desktop, 5 server) and the discs are free to download or can be ordered (FOR FREE). (

Related Posts

Blog Traffic Exchange Related Posts
  • Sophos suggests.... for more safety - get a Mac Analyzing the state of the computer world.... Sophos Antivirus has suggested that consumers consider a Mac for their next PC if they're concerned about the increasing swarm of malware targetting Windows PC's. The main point being there are no ACTIVE malware threats against Mac systems and Windows still seems to......
  • Exploit Prevention in software There's been a lot of talk about hardware enforced DEP as a mitigating factor in some of the exploits in the last six months. There's also a new software product that can limit the impact of zero-day exploits. The software is for windows and is called SocketShield. Suzi at Spyware......
  • How to Remove Win Security 360 | Win Security 360 Removal Guide Win Security 360 is a rogue antivirus application that is promoted through the use of trojans and other malware as well as sites that claim to do malware scans of your computer. Among the things that it will do is schedule itself to run when the system boots and it......
Blog Traffic Exchange Related Websites
  • MERCURY App Store Mac OS X Bundle – 9 Premium Mac Apps 75% Discount Submit your own press release to pr@macappstorereview.com. PRLog (Press Release) - May 23, 2011 - London, UK – The MERCURY Application Store has announced there are only 7 days left to get their exclusive Mac OS X Bundle containing 9 Premium Mac Apps at a 75% discount: Only $67.99 instead of $277.89 retail price. The MERCURY App Bundle includes......
  • Review of Windows Live Writer When you find a tool that makes life easier, there is nothing more exciting. The need for corporations to simplify and systematize their processes has to do with working smart and taking advantage of things that allow workers to reach their goals without having to work quite as hard. One......
  • World Wide Web Security Essentials Is Not A Real Spyware Remover. It Resembles The Functions And Looks World wide web Security Essentials is not a real spyware remover. It resembles the functions and looks of genuine spyware removal software but has no capacity to eliminate any virus, trojan or malware. Web Security Essentials is the newest addition to the growing list of rogue Antivirus programs. Internet Security......
www.pdf24.org    Send article as PDF   

Similar Posts


See what happened this day in history from either BBC Wikipedia
Search:
Keywords:
Amazon Logo

Comments are closed.


Switch to our mobile site