Windows 3.x finally discontinued (yes you read it right)


#1

Windows 3.x has come to the closing moments of its long life.

On 1 November Microsoft stopped issuing licences for the software that made its debut in May 1990 in the US. After 18 years, the iconic Windows platform is no more.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7707016.stm


#2

Ahh the windows that fitted in floppies has gone! .. Who cares :P


#3

I still have Windows 3.1 original manual lying around somewhere in the house. :P


#4

they discontinued windows 3.x now and they are trying to discontinue windows xp already isn't it strange?


#5

^Vista might be the reason!!!


#6

its not strange. whats the point of continuing a 18 year old OS?


#7

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they discontinued windows 3.x now and they are trying to discontinue windows xp already isn’t it strange?
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then why XP…it is not 18 years old OS!!!


#8

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^Vista might be the reason!!!
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Yup Probably!


#9

updates for XP will be available till 2014


#10

Sad news indeed... It was crappy and... legandary! :)


#11

u know....i once deleted all the system programs in the control panel of win 3.1 :) never happened in any later version............will miss that


#12

I have sweet memories of Windows 3.x :)