HP: rejection of Windows XP will affect the PC market better than the release of Windows 8




HP: rejection of Windows XP will affect the PC market better than the release of Windows 8


Leaders of HP, or rather its Executive Vice President Enrique Lores, has made ​​quite an interesting statement about the operating systems Windows XP and the PC market, which has recently been declining quite rapidly .

He boldly declared that the failure of the operating system Windows XP, or in other words the termination of its support could trigger an unprecedented growth in sales of computers. Moreover, in his opinion, the withdrawal of support of Windows XP will affect the PC market more than the launch of Windows 8, which once had pinned great hopes.

At a special conference, the HP more than happy end to support for Windows XP (April 2014), rather than the output of updates Windows 8.1 . One of the slides, which appeared for some time, contained the following text: “Goodbye XP, hello HP».

According to Mr. Lores, currently around 40-50 per cent of users are the owners of computers that are running Windows XP. It is ending support for legacy operating systems force users to upgrade computers. HP is going to seize the moment and is already preparing to release several new computers, including candy bars.

According to IDC, HP is still the largest PC vendor in the world. Its share in the first quarter of 2013 was 15.7 percent, an increase of 8 per cent compared with the same period last year.

Let us recall that not so long ago Windows 8 accused in the deterioration of the situation in the PC market.
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