Microsoft to cease support for popular computer system Windows XP

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PC OWNERS in Worcestershire are being warned Microsoft is to stop support for the Windows XP system on Tuesday, April 8.

This means that users of the 12-year-old system, which is thought to still be used on about 30 per cent of computers, will be unable to get help from the company if something goes wrong.

Although Microsoft will continue to provide virus warnings until July 2015 next year, the company is advising owners to upgrade to keep their computers safe and secure.

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3:01pm Fri 17 Jan 14

Andy-Apache says...

What about Herefordshire and Gloucestershire? Will they be OK?
What about Herefordshire and Gloucestershire? Will they be OK? Andy-Apache
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2:30pm Tue 21 Jan 14

Bufton Tufton says...

Yeah, yeah, throw away your perfectly good computer. My mother still uses windows 98 and has never had any problems. So long as you are not using it for financial transactions or working with other sensitive data, there is no reason to stop using it any time soon.
Yeah, yeah, throw away your perfectly good computer. My mother still uses windows 98 and has never had any problems. So long as you are not using it for financial transactions or working with other sensitive data, there is no reason to stop using it any time soon. Bufton Tufton
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