Windows XP comes at its support’s end

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The strong urge issued by Microsoft to XP users is to migrate to a modern operating system, especially to Windows 8.1. This will provide enhanced security and more interesting capabilities for users’ needs.
If actual XP’s users won’t do this, the security vulnerabilities may be exploited by malware. Some companies obliged to comply with data protection standards will no longer accept XP to access their applications and the new releases of many computer programs will not work for Windows XP.
In many cases, the users will need however to acquire at the same time a modern PC with adequate resources needed by the new Windows operating system. Very few older computers will be able to run Windows 8.1. This may be not a comfortable option, especially for PC home users. In fact, certainly an important percent of the PC’s users will continue to work with their actual equipments at least for a time.
Windows XP can still be installed and activated after the end of support. The activation will be also required for retail installations of the Windows XP. Users with Microsoft Security installed will continue to receive anti-malware signature updates until July 14, 2015. All actually existing Windows XP updates and fixes will still be available via Windows update.

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