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Gem
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Any more Win XP updates to come out?

Is Microsoft through updating Windows XP? That is to say, will any more Win XP updates be published after today.

As of now, I'm currently current on all XP updates but will quit Auto Updating XP if there will be no more updates.

We don't use IE or MS Office so those program updates aren't relevant here.


dib22

join:2002-01-27
Kansas City, MO

1 recommendation

»windows.microsoft.com/en-us/wind···ifecycle

Short answer: updates are possible until at least April 8, 2014.



Oregonian
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reply to Gem
»www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/···ort.aspx

End of XP SP3 updates will be on April 8, 2014.

Edit --> Looks like dib22 See Profile beat me to it!

Gem
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Thank you both. I had mis-remembered the cut off date as April 8 2013.

We'll keep auto-updating XP one more year.


chachazz
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reply to Gem
A Year From Now Support for Windows XP Ends, Now What?
»blogs.windows.com/windows/b/busi···hat.aspx

Gem
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said by chachazz:

A Year From Now Support for Windows XP Ends, Now What?

Answer here is we will likely continue to run it on everything except that which we feel needs the most up to date security. The later box will most likely continue to be a Windows 7 build.


norwegian
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join:2005-02-15
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You may need to be prepared now - Win 7 licences will be non-existent shortly going by Microsoft's history.
So it will be Win 8 whether you like it or not if you do not start now - and I can imagine there will be only so many places to source Win 7 too.

Pity they don't sell cheap bulk packs like they do at the beginning of each new run of O/S, I'd buy a 5 pk of Win 7 today.
--
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing - Edmund Burke


Gem
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Thanks for that heads up.

Gather it won't be like Windows XP where there are still many sources selling a variety of XP licenses.

Which raises a new question I'll ask about XP in a new thread.