Microsoft to stop support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014.

Windows XP

Microsoft has said that it will stop giving any technical assistance or automatic updates for one of its most popular operating system – Windows XP from April 8, 2014. Amrish Goyal, General Manager, Windows Business Group, Microsoft Corporation (India) have said, “with 100 days left, the security threat is going to get worse.” The company requests its users to upgrade to Windows 7 or the latest Windows 8.1.

“In India that Windows XP still has a penetration of 40-70 percent (34115 Indian PSU bank branches) within the banking and psu sector as per a study conducted by Ascentius Consulting. According to a news in a leading Indian newspaper, 52 per cent of computers in banks, 30 per cent in government offices, 26 per cent in manufacturing companies and 26 per cent in software firms run this operating system, Microsoft sources inform.”

(2nd para info – http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/GAD-microsoft-to-stop-support-for-windows-xp-on-april-8-2014-4432745-NOR.html)

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