Microsoft will end support for Windows XP on April 8 2014

If you are still using the operating system Windows XPIs if you thought upgrade at a newer version of WindowsConsidering that he was less than a month until microsoft will close any support used by your system exactly, since April 8 2014, Windows XP will not receive any security updateUsers of this system relying at that time only antivirus installed to protect the Virus and other malware or online attacks.

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To ensure that users are kept abreast end support for Windows XPMicrosoft has started to display since the March 8 un pop-up warning to remind them that date will not receive security updates for the system.

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Also in that pop-up that will be displayed every month from now (most likely to entice users to upgrade to a newer version of Windows), Microsoft provides a link (Called sec learn more) To a page that offers users information about what constitutes end support for Windows XP and in addition, she advises them to upgrade a new operating system or to purchase a New PC (in case of configuration the old one is not compatible with Windows 7 or Windows 8 / 8.1).

For those interested in upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 (You can still buy copies of this system on Amazon or Ebay), Or Windows 8 / 8.1, If you are wondering which are the dates by which Microsoft will provide support for these systems, you can find this information on official page Windows lifecycle fact sheet (Windows 7 SP1 will be borne by 2020and Windows 8.1 by 2013).

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With the conclusion of support for Windows XP, Microsoft will end support for Office and 2003. Therefore, and users of Office suite must consider upgrading to a newer suite (preferably Office 2010 or Office 2013, Given that Office 2007 will receive Security updates only 3 years, support for this suite ending with one for Windows Vista).

Note: Users who dizactivate automatic updates system will not receive notification about the end support for Windows XP (unless they install that update, namely KB2934207, manual).

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Microsoft will end support for Windows XP on April 8 2014

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