Windows 98 and XP make sweet music

A clever YouTube poster has composed music using only the sounds built into Windows XP and 98.

I thought I would start Tuesday off with some lighter fare. Some of you may have seen this, but there is a YouTube video of music composed using the start-up sounds from Windows XP and Windows 98.

I'm sure it's not the biggest challenge facing Vista, but it is a small example of people finding utility from and an affinity for Microsoft's older Windows versions. What do you think, is it an anthem for XP's enduring quality or a swan song for an operating system on the precipice of extinction? I've included the video below.

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