E11 / Windows ME question

From: ajp166 <ajp166_at_bellatlantic.net>
Date: Wed Feb 14 20:04:46 2001

From: Jeff Hellige <jhellige_at_earthlink.net>
> A lot of things broke going between '95/98 and NT and now

No surprize as NT is very different model and kernel from W9x.

Then again the only stuff that I've found that broke is apps
that wanted to twiddle IO directly. Thats a NoNo for a protected
mode kernel.

>we're finding problems testing stuff under 2000 as well. Thankfully
>we only have a handful of 2000 machines. Oh yes, and now MS has

I havent played with W2000 but I"ve heard its ok save for
games run lousy.

>'fixed' the Mac version of Outlook so that it is 'compatible' with
>the viruses for the Windows version! Needless to say, I'm the only
>one in the building running the Outlook 2001 Beta and that's just for
>testing purposes.

Outlook in all it's forms along with IE4.+ are breeding media for virus.
Someone once asked me what Outlook was and I said, development
shell for ill behaved apps.

Received on Wed Feb 14 2001 - 20:04:46 GMT

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