Retirement Date for Windows XP Announced

Kevin Turner, Microsoft’s Chief Operating Officer announced today at the Microsoft World Partner conference in Toronto that Microsoft will officially retire Windows XP on the popular Operating Systems 15th Birthday, April 8th, 2014. “it'll be put to sleep" Turner announced today. Over 400 million copies in use as of January 2006, XP was succeeded by Windows Vista in 2007, making XP one of Microsoft's most successful versions of Windows ever. Read the full story here.



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • If you're tired of juggling separate phone systems at each of your office locations, it's time to learn the top 7 reasons to centralize your business communications. Read this paper and find out how centralizing your communications will remove management complexity while you gain cost savings and scalability.

  • DDoS attacks are constantly changing. While the objective of the attack is still to cause a service outage, attacks and attackers are becoming more sophisticated. While high-profile organizations – banks, governments, and service providers – continue to be targets, a rising number of everyday businesses also report DDoS attacks. The escalating incidence and severity of these attacks has made DDoS protection a hot commodity. The problem CIOs face now is how to choose a solution. Read this white …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date