Windows XP support ends two years from now • The Register

Support for Windows XP will end two years from today, on April 8th, 2014*.

XP was shipped to OEMs on August 24th, 2001 and reached average punters on October 25th.

Plenty bought it and plenty still run it: Gartner’s July 2011 assessment of the global OS population suggested “Windows XP Home and Follow-Ons” had 68 million users, while XP Professional ran on 144 million machines.

via Windows XP support ends two years from now • The Register.

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