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Readers Wrestle With Windows 2000 Transition

InformationWeek readers sound off on Microsoft's product support policies relating to Windows 2000.

Our recent analysis of Microsoft's support for Windows 2000 -- and how a decreasing level of support could push customers to new Windows versions -- strikes a chord with readers.

Some accept the support cutbacks, which are part of a well-defined Microsoft policy, as the normal course of IT management. Others say a lack of stability in the platforms that followed Windows 2000 has convinced them have to explore alternatives -- or that they've already left Microsoft over these and related issues.

Windows 2000 Debate

•  Exploring -- And Finding -- Alternatives

•  Enough Is Enough

•  Natural Evolution

•  Microsoft's Responsibility

•  How Long Should Support Last?

•  Background: Microsoft Turns Up
The Heat On Windows 2000 Users

We're presenting readers' comments -- in response to a blog entry on the same topic -- by broad categories of responses.

Also, don't miss the lively Slashdot discussion in response to our coverage.

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