An anonymous reader wrote in with
this gem: "Microsoft was trying to show
that a PC loaded with Windows 3.1 took longer to access the Internet than a PC loaded with Windows 98 using Internet Explorer. It turns out that the Windows 98 PC was connected to a faster modem than the Windows 3.1 PC.
I'll refrain from (further) comment on this one. Plenty of
meat here. Update: 02/10 09:25
: Oops. More like "from the egg on my face dept." - it
seems I made an honest yet huge mistake: the article says "configuring". Sorry I
couldn't update when I realized this. There were some DB troubles, which seem to now
have been fixed. Sincerest apologies to all.