Warning to Windows XP Users: Microsoft to Stop Security Updates for Windows XP on Aril 8, Leaving Users’ Computers Prone to Hacking

Microsoft would stop its security updates for Windows XP and Office 2013 on Aril 8 that would leave users ‘computers prone to hacking and malicious software. Microsoft has announced on its website that Windows XP and Office 2013 users should ‘migrate to a modern operating system such as Windows 8.1.”

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Microsoft windows XP, Image credit: Microsoft

Microsoft emphasized the need for customers to migrate to the updated Windows 8.1 in order to strengthen security and maximize the application. This would also ensure that users are protected at all times with the new operating system.

Once the security updates are stopped by Microsoft, there would no longer be assurances about the Windows XP’s ability to withstand attack from hackers.

If you are still using Windows XP, you should migrate before April 8, 2014.

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