Linked by Howard Fosdick on Wed 28th Nov 2012 01:24 UTC
Windows The clock is ticking for XP users, with Microsoft ending support with its final security update after 11 years on April 8, 2014. Netmarketshare's desktop browser statistics show 40% of users are still using XP, totalling about 500 million users (versus Windows 7 at 45% and Vista at 6%). Gartner and Forrester analysts predict that 10% to 20% of enterprise PCs will be running XP after April 2014. Options for companies include: speed up XP conversions, sign up for Microsoft's Custom Support Program for after-retirement support, and add a supported browser to XP to replace unsupported IE8.
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RE[2]: Government is the worst
by moondevil on Wed 28th Nov 2012 14:43 UTC in reply to "RE: Government is the worst"
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IT Departments are the last strongholds of Microsoft I think. The rest of the world is switching to OSX, iOS and Android - and of course there are the smart guys like me who prefer Linux ;-)

I imagine you never had the pleasure of using UNIX, VAX systems managed by the IT department.

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