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Comment Re:Desktop Operation System Evolution (Score 1) 244

The vast majority of users did not run windows 3.1 on 386 processors, they ran it on 286's, until later they required it for enhanced mode. 386 was specialist hardware. Exactly the same deal with vista, soon it will require 64 bit processors. Signed drivers increase system stability. If you need to run an old peripheral, use your old computer.

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