Windows XP will be supported until 2014
Microsoft confirms extended ‘window’ of support
Microsoft has told its customers that it will be supporting Windows XP until 2014 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ a much longer period than it normally supplies.
The failure of Vista to get the kind of purchase of its predecessor and the continued rise of sub-notebooks which need less memory intensive operating systems has given XP a life outside of the expected.
Although the OS will not be sold by OEM manufacturers after June 30 apart from as a preinstalled ‘downgrade’ (until January 2009) in their more powerful products, XP will not be fading away just yet, and Microsoft has listened to its customers and will provide support.
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