Windows XP support will end on April 8, 2014

Windows XP Support Will end

Windows XP Support Will end

Windows XP support will end.
What does this mean?

  • Windows updates will end on April 8, 2014.

How can this potentially harm your computer?

  • If people find more security problems in Windows XP, then Microsoft will not devote any resources to fix the issue.
  • Potential improvements to the operating system will not be in development.

What to do?

  • Upgrade to Windows 7
  • Obtain an anti-virus product, such as eSetthat will continue to update on a Windows XP computer
  • Ensure that Windows XP Service Pack 3 is installed and fully updated prior to April 8, 2014.
  • Keep contact info for a friend who can help you with your computer

If you need further information from Microsoft in regards to the end of Windows XP support is available.

That’s it for today. If you need additional help, then please contact Pablo’s Computers. Have a great day.

One comment

  1. […] Windows XP support is coming to an end. I was reading today that Windows XP is used by over 30% of computers currently in use. I am sure this number will decrease as April 8, 2014 approaches when Microsoft pulls the plug on windows updates for XP. How does this prove that price increases for Windows 7 computers is likely? Windows XP computers will continue to age and eventually break down. Businesses will increase purchases of Windows 7 computers. This will increase demand for these types of computers. Therefore, prices will most likely increase to meet the increase in demand for these computers. […]