General Chat Thread, End of an Era!! in General; I didn't realise windows 3.x was still around!!!!
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5th November 2008, 11:58 AM #1
5th November 2008, 12:09 PM #2
£20 says they move away from Windows to a BSD.
No idea they were still selling it!! 95 is long dead, which is the min requirement for using a licensed Vista upgrade.
5th November 2008, 12:12 PM #3
would you trust 3.1 to run anything on a airplane???
5th November 2008, 12:16 PM #4
It runs the brains of EasyJet staff.
Originally Posted by buzzard
5th November 2008, 12:17 PM #5
No USB support, no internet.
5th November 2008, 09:46 PM #6
When I went to America earlier this year, my tetris kept crashing and booting me into Windows 3.1 on the inbuilt entertainment system.
6th November 2008, 09:47 AM #7
More importantly, barely anyone writes viruses for 3.1 these days. It's all win32 stuff tbh!
Originally Posted by matt40k
A lot of companies still use old computers/OS because of reliability reasons!
6th November 2008, 05:50 PM #8
Just think of the boot times on new PCs the OS would be running faster than the user
Google for the Windows 1.0 boot floppy... great for a practical joke to send someone's PC back to 1985
6th November 2008, 06:41 PM #9
Care to elaborate on your experience?
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