Time running out for Windows XP. Now there are less than 900 days until support Microsoft does not continue for decades-old operating system.
More precisely, there are 893 days until the Redmond company pulled the plug on its predecessor Windows Vista.
In a sense, XP will live on borrowed time, because mainstream support for the operating system ends on 14 April 2009.
But as this is the case with a number of products, XP move the Extended Support phase, which is scheduled to expire on April 9, 2014.
Microsoft warns customers about Alex Guy deadline is near when XP support was "flicked off, and no support Windows XP mean to be a significant risk to your business. After April 8, 2014 there will be no new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted support online update option or technical content, "he said.
Microsoft made sure to mark the moment that XP support expiration date is 1000 days away, and the company has driven customers to upgrade earlier this week.
On October 25, 2011, XP already 10 years old, but although it is still a major presence in the operating system market.
Like it or not, XP is all but obsolete, and using Windows 7 for example may prove this. It's about time for Windows XP still plans to upgrade.
"It's hard to believe, but ten years have passed since first launched Windows XP, and place of work has changed a slight bit," added Guy.
"Businesses today, large or small, the trend of mainstream not face a decade ago - a highly mobile workforce and distributed, in compliance with new regulations, more consumer devices in the workplace, and an increased emphasis on operational efficiency. Modern workplace requires modern technology to support and embrace all of these changes.
Less than 900 Days Until Windows XP End of Life