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: Government is the worst
by zima on Thu 29th Nov 2012 14:48 UTC in reply to "Government is the worst"
zima
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2005-07-06

I simply can't understand this culture of sticking with outdated and vulnerable software at all costs.

"If it mostly works, why disrupt it?" taken a bit too far? It still seems closer to an ideal situation & easier to correct than if you'd have an upgrade-happy environment...

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