Do you miss Win98?

Discussion in 'ten-forward' started by bigbuck, Dec 20, 2004.

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  1. bigbuck

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    Loved that!!


    LOL
     
  3. Jimbob1989

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    I also loved it :D

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  4. Rita

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    was fun wasnt it especially ordering food online--if there was such a service it would go that way :D
     
  5. Jimbob1989

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    I personally liked the option in the start menu to crash windows :D

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  6. big ed

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    Hey,

    It's not really funny. Seeing that I'm still using '98 I always make sure that I have my bike helmet on even tho it's falling apart from all the dents. I also use IE. They don't call me Crazy Eddie for nothing!

    Surf on, big ed
     
  7. Jimbob1989

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    Helmet, I think i would use a litte more protection, like a stab proof vest, maybe even bullet proof. Flame proof shield :D

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  8. BeetleBoss

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    LOLOLOL!!!!

    What's the joke?? Our computer does that everyday??
    BJ says that's normal!!!

    Are you making fun of our wonderful computer, bigbuck??

    Someone might really need to talk to BJ about this??
    (hahahahahaha)
     
  9. Jimbob1989

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    :eek: These computers sound like safety hazards, never mind the security issues :D

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  10. Cochise

    Cochise A missed friend

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    Thanks BigBuck for that trip down memory lane....brought a tear to the eye...still feel guilty about going over to XP......it just doesn't seem as homely, warm and fluffy like my dear old 98se.....no magic, no adventure and that loss of expectation.....well.....sorry, I can't go on......(Sniffle, Sniffle) :'( ........




    Cochise, :cool:
     
  11. Peaches4U

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    Yup, I miss Win98 like a migraine headache. :D Good one BB.
     
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    Using 98 is like reading a mystery. It's full of surprises and you never know what's going to happen next. It's just like riding a roller coaster. Wheeeeee!!!!! :eek:
     
  13. wildman

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    o_O This is spooky, as these words apply to the wildman as well, except for the Crazy Eddie part (didn't he sell electronics at one time?)

    Thanks
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    :cool: :p
     
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    Since the thread ask, No i have never missed Win 98se. It was all right when that was all there was, but not any longer.now I can enjoy myself patching xp :D :D ;)

    bigc
     
  15. Primrose

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    Where can WinXP go today that Win98 can not ?

    To Microsoft for security updates everytime you blink an eye and it is still an accident waiting to happen.

    Win98 is secure..stable..and satisfying if you know how to lock it down. ;)
     
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    I won't get into a long discussion about it but you can not in your wildest dreams make win 98 as secure as xp. It is physcially impossible That is why microsoft dropped the 9x system in the first place.
     
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    Mwaaaahahahaha! We're everywhere. I love to walk down the aisle in Best Buy and pass my hand over all the Puters and watch the screens go blank. Unfortunately it happens a lot at home too. When that happens I just open the moon roof on my Supra and go careening down the road baying @ the moon. I really like living in the fast lane.

    Play on, big ed
     
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    Long disussion is not necessary..but security had nothing to do with the reason why they changed the kernel..you know it and so do I..in fact Security was the last thing on their mind with NT. Win2000 is the place to stop with your investment..XP was the cruelest joke Microsoft could have pulled out of the hat or "out of the box" on a home user...and the user is still paying the price for that today. SP2 was one of those too late wet dreams that still did not do enough...they even figured out it was time to set by default that silly firewall. And now they are thinking about doing an AV (for some months now) and all the Security Gurus are trying to figure out if Giant will help cover up the rest of the holes faster than Microsoft puts out continued patches on XP.. :rolleyes:

    Fact is you can not secure XP without a parade of third party programs and survive on the Internet and that is proven by the lengthy security signatures one finds not only at Wilders but other forum of users running multiple everything.. trying to prove they have the "layered protection" in place. and they were not just testing them..they needed them..firefox works just fine on 98.. :D

    I have systems with all the OS offered by Microsoft.

    Cracks me up..2001


    DESPERATELY NEED HELP WITH WIN XP AND ZA
    http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,1907396~root=security,1~mode=flat


    Where Is XP taking you Today?
    http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,1892676~root=security,1~mode=flat


    And many still have not even begun to install SP2...
     
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    Still fail to see why I should? Please educate me.

    To me, installing SP2 feels like putting on a raincoat.... and then getting pierced by a .45 bullet! :'( ;)

    No...for now I stick to being where I am. With at least one little bulletproof vest on (Firefox). One is never overprotected, but best advice is trying to stay out of the fire line, right?

    :cool:
    regards,
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  20. nadirah

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    Seriously, I still find XP 100 times faster and better than 98.
     
  21. bigbuck

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    How Bizarre!!!......You will love this!
    I posted that link last night and there was one reply....
    I get on-line tonight and there are twenty......AND as I am half way through reading them my (XP!) system goes down with the BSOD!!!!
    No kidding!!!.......maybe 98's not that bad after all!
    Buck.
     
  22. beetlejuice

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    I thought XP was supposed to be immune to BSOD? Way to go Microsoft. :rolleyes:
     
  23. nadirah

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    My Windows XP computer here has never had a BSOD before. BSOD usually occurs to computers that are infected with lots of spyware, viruses or trojans. BSOD can occur mainly through fragmentation too. Computers that are not defragmented regularly will usually experience more errors and more BSOD.
    I always manage to keep my computer very clean, and what's more is that I defragment my computer daily with PerfectDisk. ;)
     
  24. bigbuck

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    Thanks for that "wealth of information" Nadirah.....but you may rest assured it is NOT malware or fragmentation related....BSOD could occur because of a myriad of reasons.
     
  25. nadirah

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    BSOD also occurs to computers that are not updated via Windows Update regularly. It can also happen due to faulty hardware.
     
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