Yes, install Microsoft Download Manager recommended No, thanks. Archived from the original on January 5, This page was last edited on 27 December , at Archived from the original on August 29, Extended support ended on April 8, , over 12 years since the release of XP; normally Microsoft products have a support life cycle of only 10 years. Retrieved October 13,
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Archived from the original on January 28, Mainstream support ended on January 14, Windows XP uses prefetching to improve startup and application launch times.
Windows XP – Wikipedia
Despite the approaching end of support, there were still notable holdouts that had not migrated past XP; many users elected to remain on XP because of the poor reception of Windows Vistasales of newer PCs with newer versions of Windows declined due to the Great Recession and the effects of Vista, and deployments of new versions of Windows in enterprise environments require a large amount of planning, which includes testing applications for compatibility especially those that are dependent on Internet Explorer 6, which is not compatible with newer versions of Windows.
Archived from the original on October 16, If you continue to use Windows XP now that support has ended, your computer will still work but it might become more vulnerable to security risks and viruses. Retrieved September 14, Archived from the original on May 25, Find your perfect PC. Archived from the original on March 13, Subsequent builds gradually introduced features that users of the release version of Windows XP would recognise, such as Internet Explorer 6.
Archived from the original on July 14, On the same day, Microsoft also announced the final retail pricing of XP’s two main editions, “Home” and “Professional”.
Paul Thurrott’s Supersite for Windows. Windows XP Product Documentation. However, please note that Microsoft Security Essentials or any other antivirus software will have limited effectiveness on PCs that do not have the latest security updates. It also windowx you to suspend active downloads and resume downloads that have failed.
List of versions Comparison Book Category. Choose the download you want. Usage share of operating systems. Archived from the original on August 30, Retrieved May 29, And for a limited time, you can download PCmover Express for free.
Archived from the original on February 21, Development of Windows XP. Archived from the original on October 30, Archived from the original on May 6, Retrieved September 13, Michael Howard’s Web Log.
Introducing Microsoft Windows Server Similarly, specialized devices that run XP, particularly medical devicesmust have any revisions to their software—even security updates for the underlying operating system—approved by relevant regulators before they winsows be released. Support has ended for Office Blue Whale Web Media Group. Archived from the original on October 14, Archived from the original on April 13,