Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME Unsupported Installation Detection
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 21626
SynopsisThe remote host is running a version of Microsoft Windows that is no longer supported by Microsoft.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a version of Microsoft Windows 9x (95, 98, or ME). Windows 95 support ended on December 31, 2001. Windows 98/ME support ended on July 11, 2006.
Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the operating system will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain security vulnerabilities.
SolutionUpgrade to a version of Windows that is currently supported.