June 30, 2003

The end of an era? Or a dawn of one ..

Anonymous Reader writes "For a majority of users in the developing countries used to the familiar boot screen either in original and mostly in pirated copies, Windows 98 becoming "unsupported" should come as a bit of a shocker. Over the years the marketing strategem of Microsoft has been a gradual but constant pushing of the users towards upgradation of systems. So long as Win98 and/or Win98SE was available locally medium to average grade machines were chugging along on the old warhorse. Yet 2004, could actually herald a paradigm shift albeit unintended."

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