Friday, December 19, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Comparison: Quantum Dot Vs. OLED Displays
Toshiba and SK Hynix Reach Settlement in Lawsuit Ahead Of CES
Google Concerned About MPAA?s Actions To Revive SOPA
Facebook And Android Top Digital Trends For 2014
Your Next Car Could Have Android Inside
North Korea Linked To Recent Sony Hacking
Sony Global Education Established
CEA and Japan Audio Society to Jointly Promote Hi-Res Audio
Active Discussions
Digital Audio Extraction and Plextools
Will there be any trade in scheme for the coming PSP Go?
Hello, Glad to be Aboard!!!
Best optical drive for ripping CD's? My LG 4163B is mediocre.
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
 Home > News > General Computing > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, July 14, 2011
Microsoft's Campaign Pushes Users to Quit Windows XP


Microsoft's executives have been trying to convince users of Windows XP operating system to migrate to Windows 7.

In a recent blogpost, Microsoft's Erwin Visser announced that in about 1,000 days Microsoft will stop providing security updates for the OS. XP's extended support period ends on April 8, 2014, and Redmond is using the countdown milestone as an excuse to trumpet the benefits of Windows 7.

"Windows XP served us well, but in the ten years since it launched, the world has changed," Visser said. "It?s time to retire Windows XP and move to Windows 7 to take advantage of the last decade of innovation in areas such as security, performance and more natural, intuitive interface."

Microsoft is also offering tools for its customers in order to seamlessly move to Windows 7. The Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2011 R2 will be generally available for download in August with several updates included. MDOP, along with other tools like the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) are resources that the company updates regularly in order to offer the latest tools possible to help its customers deploy Windows 7.

In addition, as of July 12th, Windows Vista Service Pack 1 was no longer supported by Microsoft. Windows Vista users can use Windows Update to update their PC to the latest service pack available which is Service Pack 2 (SP2).


Previous
Next
PayPal Uses NFC to Make Payments        All News        Sony Launches On Demand 3D Streaming Service, New 3D, BDXL Blu-Ray Recorders
DECE Begins Licensing Of UltraViolet DRM Program     General Computing News      Microsoft Previews Windows Server 8, Next SQL Server

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Tech Giants Support Microsoft In Data Fight With U.S.
Cortana Arrives in France, Italy, Germany, and Spain
Microsoft Creates Tools That Unlock the Power of Living Cells
Microsoft Acquires Mobile Email App Provider Acompli
Microsoft Accidentally Anounced Acquisition Of Acompli
Microsoft Offers Massive Music Deals For The Holidays
Microsoft Slashes Prices Of Xbox One, Surface 3 For Black Friday
Samsung Loses Bid Against Microsoft
Microsoft To Offer Digital Services To Real Madrid Soccer Fans
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Update Fixes Bugs
Microsoft's 3D Soundscape Technology Research Helps Visually Impaired
Microsoft Buys Cloud-security Company Aorato

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .