Microsoft End Support for XP

Windows XP Discussion in 'Windows' started by Terry James, Mar 19, 2014.

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    Terry James TJ

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    On 8th April 2014 Microsoft will not provide any support for Windows XP.
    They say this will leave your PC venerable as security updates will not be made.
    I run Windows XP as a virtual machine on Windows 7 Professional.
    Will the security of this be affected in the same way as a ‘stand alone’ XP system?
    :confused:
     
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    LINKY
     
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    Yeah so they say.

    Still you have a decent third party software and not use their own MSE and not be frivolous and press silly links I guess a another couple years out of it would be easy imo
     
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    muckshifter I'm not weird, I'm a limited edition. Moderator

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    Patching vulnerabilities in the program code is not the same as providing protection from nasties by using an AV program.

    "XP Mode”

    beware the ticking time bomb


    :user:
     
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    http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2455206,00.asp
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