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The Patching Dilemma: Should Microsoft Fix Flaws in Older Tech?
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8/9/2017 | 8:27:43 AM
Micro$oft cannot be all things to all people
As powerful as this firm is, I doubt it has the capacity to support Windows 3.11 anymore or NT for that matter (the latter being the OS that never goes away).  Devoting staff resources to monitoring these systems is an intensive effort and Carbon Black is already a monster in monitoring these systems.  So for Microsoft to have team after team running test after test on Windows 98 SE, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8.1 and so forth, not to mention endless server systems.....impossible.  Uses and companies HAVE to follow the trend and upgrade.  Any firm running XP deserves what they get these days.  There will always be exceptions, LEGACY machines of course - isolate them and keep them for what they are needed for, nothing more,


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