Windows XP just won't go away

CNN: Windows XP, which debuted nine years ago in 2001, will continue to be with us for most of the coming decade.

Microsoft (MSFT, Fortune 500) announced late Monday that it would allow some Windows 7 customers to buy Windows XP "downgrade" licenses until two years after the next version of Windows ships (see correction below.) Those licenses allow customers to swap out the newer operating system and instead install a legal copy of the older one.

Read Full Story >>
fatstarr4890d ago

widows 7 is epic and windows xp is a beast.
really i dont know which is better.

windows 7 speeds up computers to new levels
while xp is more stable
i see more bugs on windows 7 but its minor.

either way i have all the os from 98 so nothing bothers me :]

GigaGaia4890d ago

If you have a 64Bits CPU and more than 3.5GB of ram, windows 7 is better. The 64bits version of Windows XP is horrible.

Matthew944890d ago

well tons of stuff dont work for 7 so i prefer xp

ChickeyCantor4889d ago

Everything works fine for me.
I think its because you are using home and not professional and up?

I like windows 7 and do not want to go back.


Windows XP and Vista Support Dropped From Steam Starting January 1st

Steam is shifting gears and will drop support for Windows XP and Windows Vista starting January 1st.

Read Full Story >>

Apple to suspend iTunes Store support for “obsolete” first-gen Apple TV

A support document from Apple drives another nail in the coffin for the original Apple TV, first introduced in 2007. On May 25, 2018, first-generation Apple TV devices will no longer be able to connect to the iTunes Store due to new security changes to be implemented by Apple. In addition to first-gen Apple TVs, any PCs running Windows XP or Windows Vista will also lose access to the most recent version of iTunes.

Read Full Story >>

Microsoft patches Windows XP to stop foreign hack attacks

Microsoft is trying to protect obsolete PCs from new "WannaCrypt"-type threats.

Read Full Story >>
KingPin2364d ago

no reason for anyone to still be on xp.
theres windows 7 and 10 that function just as well as xp does, is more up to date and much more secure with the same ease of use as xp.