The end for Windows XP by Microsoft

Microsoft gives an end to Windows XP, as from April 8, ceases the company support for the operating system, which has completed over a 10 years of use. Microsoft by that date will stop technical support for operating and providing security updates. In addition, the company announced that on April 8, will end the support for the free program protection Microsoft Security Essentials as well. Users of Windows XP will no longer be able to download the program from the official sites of the company, while those who have not already installed, you will stop receiving updates.

Microsoft

Microsoft

Systems with Windows XP will be doubly exposed to any kind of threat. Of course, those who wish will be able to use another program to protect against malicious software, but again a question of security of the system since it will not be supported. According to the newest data, about 20% to 30% of users who are browsing the internet still using Windows XP, with 50% being located in China.

Microsoft windows XP

Microsoft windows XP

Microsoft itself even in official information issued, stating that those who are still using XP is likely to be exposed to security risks and viruses.

By Nicole P.

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