Microsoft No Longer Supporting Windows XP

By Joe Gullo

Published 04/07 2014 03:14PM

Updated 04/07 2014 03:17PM

Microsoft will no longer be supporting Windows XP after April 8.

Microsoft says Windows XP customers will no longer receive new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted support options, or online technical content updates. This means that computers running Windows XP could be vulnerable to hackers and viruses.

Microsoft is recommending individuals or businesses who are running Windows XP to upgrade to Windows 7 or 8.

For more information on upgrading and security vulnerabilities of using Windows XP after April 8 visit Microsoft's Security Blog.

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