Just for the heck of it, to try, I have installed W2K as virtual machine. Couldn't get any updates, MS site gave me an error. It wanted to install some piece of the latest software once I got to the update page withing IE6.
It did ask me if I want to install them automagically, I agreed. Still, nothing was installed.
Tried my MB CD, it said it is not an Intel MB, which is D865PERL. Tried the same CD within primary OS, W7, it said the same thing, but I know this MB does not support W7, but it runs fine.
I know I could manually download SP4, but will I be able to get the rest of gazillion updates it had? And in general, since they dropped support for it, does it mean they will not issue any further updates or will not support it as an OS?
I am asking because of:
Originally Posted by glc
Win2K SP3 (upgraded to SP4 and post fixes) would be fine