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Old 07-12-2006, 02:17 PM   #1
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R.I.P Windows 98

For many, your first proper contact with a home computer, R.I.P old pal, no matter the number of times you screwed up and I had to ask nicely to use the internet and check nobody was on the phone.
Microsoft has basically left it for dead now, no customer support, no spyware/virus updates, nothing.

There's progress, enjoy the great computer desk in the sky anyways.



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Old 07-12-2006, 02:20 PM   #2
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About time.
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Old 07-12-2006, 02:22 PM   #3
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I am completely indifferent about this.
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Old 07-12-2006, 02:22 PM   #4
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Most wretched OS ever made. 3.11 was 100 times better.
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Old 07-12-2006, 02:28 PM   #5
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Quote:
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Most wretched OS ever made. 3.11 was 100 times better.
Wrong. Worst OS ever made:






You couldn't even connect to the intraweb or download pr0n! wtfx!

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Old 07-12-2006, 04:03 PM   #6
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About time.
Ditto.
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Old 07-12-2006, 02:32 PM   #7
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For many, your first proper contact with a home computer
DOS for me and proud of it >:D
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Old 07-12-2006, 03:08 PM   #8
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Me too! But I only used it for my Mickey and Donald games because I was 3.
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Old 07-12-2006, 04:35 PM   #9
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welsh win98 is an OS and not a home computer. For most of you your first home/personal computer experience was an ibm pc compatible which is very likely what you are using now unless you have a gay thing for macs. Some here may have started on an amiga or an appleIIe. Fewer would have started on another platform. The first personal computer I played with was a TI I had hooked up to a black and white tv monitor.
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Old 07-12-2006, 04:45 PM   #10
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My first computer experience was a computer that read everything from cassete tapes, including games, like some lightgun game and a very cool ninja gaiden type game.

I wonder when windows XP will die off.
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Old 07-12-2006, 05:10 PM   #11
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The Amiga was excellent. Though my first foray into pcs was the Amstrad. Then off to IMB compatible.
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Old 07-12-2006, 06:10 PM   #12
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You old fogies make me sick.
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Old 07-12-2006, 07:36 PM   #13
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