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AVAST Criticizes Microsoft For Abandoning Windows XP

03/19/2014, As many of you guys have heard by now, Microsoft will soon be putting an end to support for the Windows XP operating system. Given that the platform is a little more than a decade old and with at least three generations behind, it is understandable that...

Windows XP Infograph Shows Why Users Should Upgrade

03/13/2014, Windows XP is a very old operating system. In fact it even predates Windows Vista,a  bust by all accounts, meaning that there are still some users out there holding onto Windows XP as they might have chosen not to upgrade to Windows Vista or Windows 7...

Penultimate Windows XP Patch Coming Soon

03/09/2014, Microsoft is going to cut the cord and let its popular OS iteration fade into the oblivion on April 8th. Its the end of the road for Windows XP, which means that there won’t be any more updates, patches or security fixes even if something goes...

Banks Rush To Upgrade ATMs From Windows XP

03/04/2014, Hackers could have a field day if most of the banks in the U.S. don’t upgrade their ATMs prior to April 8th. That’s the cutoff date that Microsoft has set for Windows XP, and after that, it is no longer going to provide support for the iconic...

Microsoft Turns To Pop-ups To Nag About Windows XP End Of Support

03/03/2014, Windows XP may have been one of the most popular desktop OS iterations to come out of Microsoft, but it too has come to its end. The company has been trying hard to get XP users to switch, preferably to Windows 8, however it hasn’t been a smooth...

Upgrade Windows XP To Windows 8, Microsoft Urges Holdouts

02/09/2014, Windows XP has had a great run, it was undeniably one of the most popular Windows iteration that Microsoft has ever created. Its severely outdated now, succeeded by the likes of Windows 7 and Windows 8. On April 18th, Microsoft is finally going to cut...

Windows XP Still Runs On 95% Of ATM Machines

01/16/2014, When April 8 comes around, it seems that many ATM machines around the world would run into a particular problem, so much so that it might be a whole lot more difficult to handle compared to the relatively peaceful Y2K experience that we had 14 years ago....

Windows XP To Get Antimalware Support Until 2015

01/15/2014, As we had reported earlier, Microsoft will be officially ending their support of the Windows XP operating system come 8th of April 2014. Given that Windows XP was released back in 2001 and served as a preferred alternative to Microsoft’s Windows Vista,...

Windows XP For Microsoft Security Essentials Ends This April 8

01/08/2014, Microsoft is not going to change their minds concerning support for Windows XP, where such support is still on track to end 90 days from now, and the date in question would be April 8th, 2014. Apart from that, the software giant has also confirmed quietly...

China Wants Longer Windows XP Support From Microsoft

12/04/2013, Microsoft’s Windows XP has been hanging around for a fair number of years already, so much so that Microsoft has finally made the decision to stop supporting the venerable desktop operating system after more than a dozen years. Of course, I am quite...

Windows XP Extended Support Ends In 2014

04/08/2013, Wow, Windows XP is certainly one of the longer lived operating system from Microsoft, considering the kind of support that the software giant still provides after all these years. In fact, it is said that the Windows XP extended support will finally call...