One week left. In seven days Microsoft will end support for it’s Windows XP operating system that dates back to 2002.
Do you have XP on your computer? You can download Microsoft’s upgrade assistant here. It will tell you if you computer can handle an upgrade to Windows 8.1. If it can’t, you can either keep going with your current system and it will be vulnerable to virus and malware attacks as Microsoft stops supporting the operating system, or you could buy a new computer with a current operating system.
While 28% of the world’s computers are running Windows XP according to NetMarketShare, that number is down 11% since last year. Microsoft has been telling customers for years that this date is coming. Among those customers are banks and their Automatic Teller Machines, of which 95% use XP according to Bloomberg.