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aww got to rejoice and boot my xp the final time today :( u will be missed
shame to see it come to a end and im sure it will live on in history
Yeah probably someone will look at the brighter things of this fantastic OS and make XP 2.0 :D
Way easy to get hack using it look at card readers like target
"Prepare For Immediate Vulnerability" really?!
It's been around since 1999/2000 if they haven't found all the vulnerabilities by now they never will. This is just a lot of hype to scare old folks into buying new computers.
Never liked that "toy" look anyways. Windows 8.1 is the best windows ever. Just use something that returns the start menu.
Issue isn't that the vulnerabilities haven't been found, it's that people are hoarding exploits. There's been dearth of vulnerability patches as of late, which is more likely fewer being reported than fewer existing. You can expect that 4/9 will see a host of new malware being released, and even more in the months to come. A single vulnerability is easy to protect against even with post execution mitigation, multiple vulnerabilities are a bit more problematic.
i heard that a few companies are paying MS to continue support (privately) for a while long while they upgrade.....
.... really?? you STILL arent upgraded? lol its 2014!!!
LOL true that
except over here in the uk where the british govermentt have paid microsoft Â£5.5 million to continue support for a few years more...seeing as all of our ATMs run xp, lol
Long live Windows XP.
I installed you as my first operating system in third grade...
XP was pretty great. But ive moved on. I had vista for a short while then moved to 7 and now im on 8 but i am still procrastinating going to 8.1.
I'd say everything is vulnerable once connected to a network. And to those holding off from upgrading if you are smart about using the computer you should be OK. of course the more time goes by the more features that newer operating systems add might eventually get you to upgrade your computer. I would say get a new system instead of updating the OS on the old one as most hardware running XP probably can't hack a newer OS unless you decide to go with a lighter linux distro.