Guess which ones require the most support?? WINDOWS 89/ME.
Windows 89... is that better than ME? I might use that instead!
Seriously though, you info is dead on-XP is way more reliable.(I use XP on my machine at work and ME at home-God help me.) I have actually have eliminated most of my BSOD's, but that is being very meticulous about how I install and use software. But, no question- whether or not you question Microsoft's ethics, XP is better.
“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
- Mahatma Gandhi