You know Windows XP is about to lose support in April. By now, you’ve hopefully made succession plans. But did you know another popular OS – released almost a decade later – has already seen its support end?
It’s no secret that Windows 8 has been a tough sell for users. And it looks like Microsoft’s doing what it can to try to soften the OS’s unpopular image.
The end of official Windows XP support from Microsoft is now less than nine months away, but many businesses, for various reasons, can”t pry themselves away from the more-than-decade-old OS.
Most organizations still aren’t sold on Windows 8, and many are waiting for the upcoming Windows 8.1 update before they make up their minds. A recently leaked build might show IT what to expect.
Microsoft”s latest operating system hasn”t yet caught on with consumers or businesses. But the upcoming Windows 8.1 has a few updates that could change the stance of some organizations.
Windows 8 made some big changes to a familiar operating system. But will Microsoft backtrack and add a new Windows 8 Start menu in its next update?
There’s now less than one year before Microsoft pulls the plug on Windows XP support. And by the look of it, many companies could be open to serious security risks when it happens.
An updated version of Windows 8, originally referred to as “Windows Blue,” is due for release this summer. Will the update convince more businesses to switch to Microsoft’s latest OS?
Support for Windows XP will end in just over a year, but many businesses are still clinging to the old OS. Why are IT departments so reluctant to upgrade?
For those considering a move to Windows 8: If you don’t do it soon, the upgrade could get a lot more expensive.