HMS Queen Elizabeth using out-dated Windows XP

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    The UK's latest aircraft carrier appears to be running Windows XP, at least on some onboard computers. Log-in screens spotted on some terminals appear to show XP-era login screens:

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    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/201...running-outdated-windows-xp-software-raising/
     
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    nivrip Yorkshire Cruncher

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    Wow ! That's a surprise. :eek:

    Let's hope that this huge warship is not hacked as the NHS was. That could be catastrophic. :(
     
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    I'm hoping it's just on a couple of PCs that need to interface with some specific hardware - but you never know :lol:.
     
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    Up until a couple of years ago the International Space Station Was running Windows 2000 when they then changed to Linux.
     
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    :eek:

    I wonder how fast their internet connection was for Windows updates :lol:.
     
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