Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Windows XP operating system was released in 2001, has created a revolution in the world of IT, but it will only "live" for less than 500 days.
Windows XP is a line of operating systems produced by Microsoft for personal computers running on x86 and x64 processors, including computers for home and business laptop ... The name "XP" is short for "experience". Windows XP is the operating system successor to both Windows 2000 Professional and Windows Me, and is the first Microsoft operating system user to consumers was built on and the architecture of Windows NT. Windows XP was released on October 25, 2001, and over 400 million copies have been used in January 2006.
Familiar screen of everyone who has ever used Windows XP.
According to information from Microsoft and third-party countdown clock, theWindows XP operating system is less than 500 days to come to an end.Specifically, the 11-year-old operating system will no longer be supported on 08.04.2014, after Microsoft sent to users of this operating system upgrade their ultimate security. Last Saturday, countdown timer time "retirement" for Windows XP provided by Microsoft has begun to go down from 500 to 499 days. Ironically, although this utility is closely related to Windows XP, but it only works on Windows 7 operating system first appeared in 2009 and most of the customers useWindows XP previously raised on this operating system. Camwood - a UK-based company that specializes in helping businesses to update operating system and software version, to display an analog clock on your website. Like Microsoft's utility, Camwood also showed that only 499 days left on the last Saturday.
Countdown timer displayed on the website of Camwood said on end of Windows XP.
As Microsoft terminated support, Windows XP also has maintained for 12 years and 5 months, about 2.5 years longer than the normal lifespan of the previous operating system. This is also considered a record, so the lifetime of Windows NT for 11 years and 5 months. Lifetime record of Windows XP is probably derived from a total failure on Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system as the cause or a problem, slow processor and lack of driver support. Rather than accept Windows Vista, people wait longer to get the next version of the Windows 7 experience with a lot of success to this point.
According to the statistics website metrics company Net Applications, Windows XP is equipped with over 40.7% of personal desktop and laptop. Information on the investigation by the number of accounts involved the use of social networking on Windows XP last month. And the success of Microsoft Windows 7 are shown in figure 44.7% after 2 months to appear, while Windows Vista highest figure was only 19.1% at December 10, 2009, and so far only account for about 5.8% of users worldwide.
After the success of Windows XP, Microsoft has determined that this operating system will end its life in April 2014, and urged customers to upgrade the operating system as soon as possible. However, according to analysts, customer loyalty with this operating system still accounts for a small part after that time, although it is no longer supported by the developer.


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