Windows Me: Not Worth The Trouble

Microsoft's latest OS for consumers doesn't justify the hassle of installation

When Microsoft Corp. unveiled Windows 2000 a few months ago, it threw a huge party featuring Carlos Santana. Don't look for rock stars this summer when Microsoft releases its latest operating system aimed at consumers, Windows Millennium Edition. Windows Me, as Microsoft likes to call it, offers some improvements on Windows 98 and will be welcome when installed on new computers. But I suspect that most folks will not consider it worth the cost--about $90--or the trouble of upgrading.

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