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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Unsupported Windows 95/98/ME Installation

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Remote Host is running Windows 95/98/ME

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Windows which is not
supported by Microsoft any more.

Description :


The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Windows 9x (95, 98 or ME).
Windows 95 support ended on December 31st, 2001 and Windows 98/ME ended
on July 11th 2006.

A lack of support implies that no new security patches will be released for
this operating system.

Solution :

Upgrade to Windows XP or newer

See also :

http://support.microsoft.com/gp/lifean18

Network Security Threat Level:

High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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