[rescue] O/S for 133/150mhz laptops???

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Thu Jul 13 14:31:01 CDT 2006

On Jul 12, 2006, at 12:10 AM, Devin L. Ganger wrote:

> On 7/10/06 4:12 PM, "Andrew Weiss" <ajwdsp at cloud9.net> wrote:
>> Even though it's not currently supported, I'd rather have NT 4 or not
>> at all.  I wouldn't even run 98 when it was current.  There's no
>> excuse for the lack of security DOS provides.
> Dear Gods, NT4. NT4 still scares me. Trying to secure NT4 still  
> scares me.
> Yeah, you could do it, but only by locking things down so tightly  
> that you
> couldn't do anything to function on the box. (X-ref the NSA security
> guides.)
> Windows 2003 may have a lot of bloat, but at least Microsoft is  
> finally
> getting serious about building the ability to secure your platform  
> into the
> OS. I damn near wept when I first installed SP1 and the Security
> Configuration Wizard.

Nobody was talking about NT4 vs. 2003.  Try locking down DOS based  

At least NT4 has ACLs and proper filesystem security enforcement.


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