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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RE: Oh no!
by marcp on Thu 15th Jul 2010 08:38 UTC in reply to "Oh no!"
marcp
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"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."

Unless they're in the hands of intelligent people who engineers them into embedded OS market ...
XP is insecure because it's users used to be total dumbassess, you know. As a OS it might not be that bad.

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