Windows XP: Microsoft warns of security breaches coming




Windows XP should apply to users as the most popular operating system “of all time”, but slowly but surely it is time, according to Microsoft, mothball the aged operating system and exchange it for a modern system.

Since 2001, Windows XP is on the market, but on 8 April 2014 is closing time. Celebration evening with the official support by Microsoft, which has already extended from time to time. Many developers of modern applications support Windows XP no longer even and 8 April 2014, Microsoft pushes on the brake, there will be no security updates, upgrades and technical support for more Windows XP – Office 2003 by the way and no more.

Microsoft is at irregular intervals always alert and update notes, the current comes from Tim Rains, he has in Microsoft Security Blog pointed out the dangers of Windows XP. He announced that there from the 8th April will definitely be no more support.

Warning is reported that hackers vulnerabilities in new operating systems such as Windows 7 or Windows 8, will certainly also look at Windows XP. The difference is just that the gaps are closed and new systems with Windows XP do not. The inline graphic shows the infection rate by operating system, measured in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Interestingly, here in the blog 10.22 percent of Windows users are still on the road with Windows XP.

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