Microsoft counting down to the end of Windows XP

Microsoft is counting down the days until it is through with the Windows XP operating system for personal computers.

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The US software titan used a blog post to remind the world that in two years it will no longer support the generations-old operating system that people have clung to despite the releases of successors Vista and Windows 7.

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“We want to acknowledge the two-year countdown to the end of Windows XP and Office 2003 support,” said Microsoft marketing director Stella Chernyak.

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“Windows XP and Office 2003 were great software releases for their time, but the technology environment has shifted.”

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She advised computer users, particularly businesses, to begin “migrating” machines to the latest versions of the programs well before Microsoft puts XP to rest on April 8, 2014.

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