Windows 98 support shifts to CD

  powerless 15:32 09 Jan 2004

"Windows 98 will only be supported by Microsoft for another week; after that, users will have to rely on a free CD containing hints and tips"

click here

  Forum Editor 15:41 09 Jan 2004

Nevertheless, it's good to have a reminder - thanks Powerless.

  Jester2K 16:23 09 Jan 2004

Any ideas when this will come out and how it'll be avalible?

  thisisnighthawk 21:14 10 Jan 2004

this site is better than a CD....and the support goes right back to win3.1

  beeuuem 19:21 11 Jan 2004

From click here

Microsoft will also continue to offer a variety of self-help resources on the Product Support Services Web site until at least January 16, 2006, two years after phone support for Windows 98 ends on January 16, 2004. These resources include the Microsoft Knowledge Base and

Does anyone know if this include updates?

  frazky 04:09 12 Jan 2004

yes ,updates aswell til jan 2006.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 07:15 12 Jan 2004

There are literally hundreds of sites that will offer hints, downloads etc. so it is not really a problem.

Interestingly a recent survey on Google users showed that 38% of all 'googlers' used XP and 29%used W98.

I used 98 for nearly 5 years and never downloaded any updates, so it is not really a major problem.


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