WinPT error on win95
minnesotan at runbox.com
Fri Apr 1 21:03:56 CEST 2005
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> Johan Wevers wrote:
> > machine, GnuPG worked fine but WinPT gave the error that WS_32.dll
> > was missing. Can I just copy that file from a newer windows version?
> Yes. I also did it in the past. It works.
> > Is win95 supported at all?
> Do you ask if WinPT still supports W95? Not really. It works without
> any problems but I won't add any W95 specific code. A company which
> name I forgot even stopped to maintain W98 so I don't see a reason
> to support W95. And on the other hand I don't think _much_ people
> still use it.
Microsoft retreated later on W98:
Windows 98 gets support reprieve
by Staff, ZDNet Australia
January 12, 2004, 10:45 GMT
> Although support for the older operating systems was due to end
> shortly, Microsoft has announced that it will be extended
> Microsoft has extended support for Windows 98, Windows 98 SE and
> Windows ME.
> The software giant has extended support for the operating systems
> until 30 June, 2006. During that time paid over-the-phone support
> will be available, and "critical" security issues will be
> reviewed and "appropriate steps" taken.
> The support expiration dates for all three of the older operating
> systems was made the same in the interests of clarity, he said.
> "We made the decision to also lengthen support for Windows 98 and
> Windows ME customers through the same date in order to provide a
> clear and consistent date for support conclusion for all of these
> older products," Beck explained.
All the best,
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