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Microsoft ends support to XP; opens market for Chinese firms

windows_xp_logoThough it’s very hard to believe but it’s true that the software tycoon Microsoft, which served Windows XP for about 13 years finally has decided to halt it is technical support, giving opportunities for Chaina’s IT Firms.

Microsoft said, “the technical assistance for Windows XP will no longer be available and the company has stopped providing security updates“.

With this drastic decision, it’s more likely that the computers will become more insecure and prone to viruses, if the users still continue to use Windows XP. Microsoft has advised users to upgrade to Windows 8.1 in order to get complete technical support and to be more securing but to avail this, users might have to go for a new computer, if necessary. The price of Windows 8 is 988 yuan ($159). Continue reading