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Windows XP, Microsoft's beloved seventh major operating system, has died at the hands of its creators. It was 12.
Technically, upgrading Windows XP to a newer OS is an option, but it doesn’t make any sense from a financial perspective.
So far, it's just a prototype. But even the basic Windows for the car demo gives clues into what Microsoft plans.
What's the worst that could happen when Microsoft ends Windows XP support? Do you really want to find out?
Microsoft made a splash on the very first day with impressive upgrades coming for Windows, Windows Phone and more.
Microsoft's fortune was built on selling its software, but now it's giving Windows away for free in the war against Android.
One app, many devices.
Microsoft may be giving up on Windows XP, but many users don't appear to be ready to do the same.
Microsoft's developer conference will usher in the "Spring Update" to Windows 8.1, and more news on Microsoft's touch-based Office suite.
Some users are balking at being “forced” to spend more money to upgrade, but they’ve already received a remarkable ROI on XP.
Procrastination pays! Microsoft really, really wants you off XP and is willing to pay for your cooperation.
And that's BEFORE Microsoft discontinues Windows XP security support on April 8.
Once Microsoft flips the switch to turn off XP support, your already vulnerable systems and data will become even riskier and costlier to maintain. Upgrading Windows is the key to preventing serious problems.