quote: nothing to lose for you.
quote: "Amazing"? Lol. Plenty of amazing things in the world, but an IE patch isn't one of them.
quote: Those without the Redmond Blinders on can see now the fatal flaw of "integrating" the web browser with the OS. When OS support ends, so does your browser support. In a world where the killer apps are increasingly web based, this is a serious shortcoming of Windows.
quote: You can run the latest greatest Firefox on XP. Ironic, isn't it, that Netscape's legacy is one of the things keeping XP around?
quote: Would you suggest that Microsoft should pay to maintain a 13-yr old product?
quote: Name another consumer software vendor that does this.
quote: But instead MS has booked sweetheart deals with hardware vendors so that when you buy a new PC it WILL come with a version MS says you will have, even if you would have preferred the version you had been using.
quote: The Feds should have broken up this MS monopoly long ago.
quote: In fact, it makes a lot of sense to buy an old restored car for daily use. It just keeps going up in value.
quote: I don't know a lot about cars, so maybe someone else could comment, but wouldn't putting additional mileage and use on a remodeled 50 year old car make it deprecate in value? Why would I pay a premium for a remodeled classic that someone has been driving around for everyday use?