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Windows XP: Going, going ... gone?

The approaching death of Windows XP may upset you, but it shouldn't come as a surprise. Microsoft Corp.'s product life-cycle guidelines have foretold the fate of XP since 2001. In fact, Microsoft has been killing off one version of a product as it is replaced with another for years now. But this time around, the approaching demise of XP is getting more attention than, say, the final passing of Windows 2000.

Why? For a couple of reasons: XP is the most widely used operating system on the planet, and its long-delayed successor, Windows Vista, is not proving to be universally popular. The companies that make up the enterprise market for Windows are dragging their feet about upgrading, and on the consumer side there are signs of a rebellion against Vista.

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games4fun3222d ago (Edited 3222d ago )

is it too much to ask that you at least let people get use out of an os before you continue to rip them off with a new one?

also vista doesnt do anything that great the ram consumption is a joke vista only works (well) on high end pc's and dx10 support although a noticeable upgrade isn't really worth it till you have once again a high end pc

carl ps33222d ago

YEP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D