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Author Topic: Microsoft skips Windows 9 due to Win 95-98 legacy code.  (Read 890 times)

wetsmellydog

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Microsoft skips Windows 9 due to Win 95-98 legacy code.
« on: October 06, 2014, 09:13:36 AM »
I have seen this around the net and wonder if anyone here has come across this issue.

From an article on PCWorld;

"To save time, some third-party Windows desktop developers used a shorthand to check the version name (not number) of Windows they were installing their app to. Instead of coding apps to check for Windows 95 or Windows 98, developers coded instructions to check for "Windows 9."

http://www.pcworld.c...-95-legacy-code.html

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Re: Microsoft skips Windows 9 due to Win 95-98 legacy code.
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2014, 10:35:08 AM »