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  1. Seems Im not the only person with Windows 9x facing issues that pages especially the https ones wont open on either firefox and or Opera 12. But it does seem that not only that more and more pages by default use https:// at the beginning of their urls they also disallow to open in http:// (port 80) so forcing https to be used in the users browsers. Thats an issue for Windows 9x users (and maybe also 2000?) since not all browsers really have the support for Http/2 (or h/2) and especially Windows 9x lacks support of this. This issue is bigger than the one that youtube wont support flash anymore (and most pages by 2020) because even if your hardware supports this it probably wont support h/2. You could argue that Firefox and Opera partly had SPDY support, but the versions most pages use are not pure http/2 and in others cases spdy/3.1 (none of both have support for any Windows 9x browser so far I know). That also means that probably if this trend continues one day just a few webpages will be possible to run under Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME without extra help of lets say proxies or similiar. What I find interesting: Some https websites will load with no issues, but most I know wont open at all and will just give you an message that the page cannot be reached or is not available. This is annoying, we cant do much about this I think. But if someone has experiences like if this is TLS related and so one, you can share this info here.
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