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Why is Windows 95 not a popular computer choice?

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Windows95 (Win95) is an operating system, not a computer, but perhaps you knew that and worded the question poorly. Win95 is 11 years old, is obsolete, and is no longer supported by Microsoft. Even when it was new, it was seriously flawed, having numerous security holes and providing no USB support. It's plug-n-play ability is also highly suspect. It was superceded by Win98 and Win98SE, both significant improvements. Windows Me, a repackaging of Win98SE, was pretty much a dog, too. Windows NT is for networked computers and doesn't support gaming. Windows XP Home and XP Pro are good choices. They're both pretty robust and stable.

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