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Some Western-European bank owned ATMs still run Windows 95!

The other week I saw a Windows 95 blue screen on an ATM. (Siemens Nixdorf model)

And train station displays still run on OpenVMS.

("Siemens Nixdorf" was bought by Wincor and named "Wincor Nixdorf", and then Wincor got bought by Diebold, nowadays named "Diebold Nixdorf" - so the ATM is old but still working fine, normally) But don't worry, the bank software stack is written in COBOL and ABAP, dating to the 1960s.

Many technical machines like CNC Turn/Mills are also still running Windows 95/98, those machines are expensive.

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