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Microsoft extends some XP security support

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Operating system still set for April axe but vendor extends some support programmes

couples seeking couples in Kempsey Microsoft is planning on extending some security support for Windows XP past the widely publicised end-of-support date in April.

affairs sites uk Thirteen-year-old Windows XP was always planned to be axed this April, and last year Microsoft, channel firms and migration specialists began to speak up about the benefits of migrating, a process which can take more than year.

irish dating website After the cut-off date of 8 April, Microsoft will cease support for the OS which the software giant claims could leave users and businesses continuing to use it open to a range of security risks.

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Microsoft shops ditch XP for New Year as Windows market share expands

But what’s this… they’re all moving to Windows 8.1?

Less than one-third of PCs are now running Windows XP, with many a Microsoft shop giving up on the popular 12-year-old operating system in time for New Year.

Windows XP’s market share fell to 28.98 per cent in the month of December, from November’s 31.22 per cent, according to the latest stats from NetApplications.

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