Linked by David Adams on Wed 14th Jul 2010 21:28 UTC, submitted by No Body
Windows Microsoft originally said that new owners of Windows 7 who wanted to downgrade to XP would only have until 2011 to do so, but now the company has changed its mind and extended support for the old operating system until 2020.
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Oh no!
by 3rdalbum on Thu 15th Jul 2010 02:31 UTC
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Please, please, Microsoft; PLEASE kill Windows XP. Soon. Now, if possible. Forcibly upgrade all end-user machines to Windows 7 as soon as possible. Keep enterprise installations intact, but don't extend any support contracts unless the business switches to Windows 7.

This practice of running a twice-obsolete, insecure operating system from nearly a decade ago must stop, or those computers will continue to spread viruses and hold back computing innovation until the end of next decade.

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