Microsoft finally withdrew its ancient operating system, Windows for Workgroups 3.11, on 1 November from the embedded market.
In July the company told electronics vendors that the 15-year-old OS would be put to bed at the start of this month.
Presumably it made that announcement to give manufacturers still partying like it’s 1993 enough time to recover from the shock of having to move onto Vista.
I looked and you can still apparently get your hands on a copy of Win 95 over at eBay, where a “new, genuine, sealed” copy can be yours for just £16.99.
Meanwhile, MS stopped supporting Windows 3.11 for Workgroups in 2001 but, as the Beeb notes, a number of companies still found the embedded system a useful platform