As I’ve said before, whether an older operating system (or operating environment in this case) is still usable today all depends on the apps. If the apps work, you can use it. If not, there’s really not much you can do about that.
In the video below I test the instant messenger apps AOL Instant Messenger 5.9, Yahoo! Instant Messenger 8.1 and MSN Messenger 7. Do they still work now in 2012? Watch the video and find out.
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