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Visit the Lifecycle page to find the support timelines for your particular product Consumer plan currently runs for 5 years after release. imidiot, Jan 4, 2006 #2 cool breeze Joined: Nov 29, 2005 Messages: 86 I don't think that will bother the anti-Gates army, i'm sure they'll be waiting in antisipation for Gates The Microsoft spokesman has confirmed that security updates for XP Home end at the end of 2006. Posts: 72,313 Forum Member✭✭ 31/12/05 06:15 #21 dan tribe wrote: My laptop's got a 3.2GHz Pentium 4, and a 1.86GHz which changes up to another 3.2GHz when the laptop is plugged navigate here

So that should be ok, but it looks like I might have to upgrade my desktop though. 0 dan tribe Posts: 764 Forum Member 31/12/05 04:28 #19 dundee_mark wrote: I'm assuming But the problem I am having is partitioning my Drive is there any free software out there that will help me do this? From the product Road Map, "Extended Support" which is security updates, patches and the like is not due to end until: 31st December 2011. For more detailed information, read the FAQ.

The first option is to upgrade your current PC. TimElhajj 2006-01-04 08:59:29 UTC #2 ranvarian: From... My Laptop has a 3.2 GHZ pentium 4 mobile chip in it.

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XP Professional and Home are divided into two general product categories for Microsoft, namely business and consumer products. They're more powerful, light weight, and stylish than ever before and with an average price that's considerably less expensive than the average PC was 10 years ago. My laptop's got a 3.2GHz Pentium 4, and a 1.86GHz which changes up to another 3.2GHz when the laptop is plugged in. 0 luvsnail Posts: 2,604 Forum Member 31/12/05 05:26 #20 XP Pro is a different matter - Based on the current timeline and our own expectations for the launch of Windows Vista, we estimate Windows XP Professional Mainstream Support ending in

mono 2006-01-04 10:21:25 UTC #4 Perhaps I'm misreading, but the quoted text, and the links provided, suggest to me that support ends on Consumer products 5 years from the Product introduction Tabvla replied Mar 18, 2017 at 8:15 AM Loading... SP 3 Will be out way before then, ect. From what I can gather ...

The average (or even above average ;) ) windows user is going to struggle to make the leap across to linux. Stay logged in | Having trouble? WINDOWS UPGRADE ASSISTANT SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS READ THE FAQ EXPLORE OUR GREAT SELECTION OF NEW PCS Enterprise CustomersMicrosoft offers large organizations (500+ employees) in-depth technical resources, tools, and expert guidance to ease The extended support issue may annoy some users but I think that a great deal will upgrade to vista as soon as it comes out.

From the product Road Map, "Extended Support" which is security updates, patches and the like is not due to end until: 31st December 2011. http://comvurgent.com/xp-home/xp-home-and-nt-domains.html XPav 2006-01-04 09:25:45 UTC #3 You've got to look at the support for the service packs. As a home product (unlike XP Pro which is classed as business) XP Home does not qualify for Extended Support. jdtaylor06-01-2006, 03:35 PMHi, I am just thinking why are they wanting to end support so early when they haven't given an officia release date for Ms Vista, this really doesn't seem

Email [email protected] // Twitter @kenfisher reader comments Share this story You must login or create an account to comment. ← Previous story Next story → Related Stories Sponsored Stories Powered by Windows XP has far surpassed other operating systems of the time (especially OS X 10.1 (released in 2001) - 10.4 (released in 2005) which lack anymodern support). Security updates patch vulnerabilities that may be exploited by malware and help keep users and their data safer. his comment is here If your PC does not meet system requirements, consider purchasing a new business PC with Windows 10.WINDOWS 8.1 WINDOWS 10 LOCAL RETAILER MICROSOFT CERTIFIED PARTNER Home PC UsersTo stay protected after support ends, you

Finding this situation somewhat alarming, I contacted Microsoft's representation to clarify the matter. You can also purchase a new PC. Do every1 agreed to fight against Microsoft in High Court and let them pay the biggest fines for stop all windows xp home of support. *I just HATE Microsoft as I

Old dude05-01-2006, 06:13 PMFew things to note here.

Why should businesses get better support? hello my laptop's has duel mobile Pentium(R) 4 processor's running at a total 3066mhz. Stay logged in Sign up now! I plumped for the AMD, since Turions are much better processors (64-bit, so if I upgrade to 2GB of RAM, Vista should run no bother) and I knew that if I

There is a five year Extended Support phase but it does not apply to consumer products like XP Home. But it will run on a lower speced PC all be it without all the bells and whistles that Vista would normally offer and will run more like 2000 or XP. Posts: 72,313 Forum Member✭✭ 30/12/05 20:11 #13 deep_27 wrote: Ive got XP Pro anyway, my laptop shipped with it. weblink Them gud uld homeboz have bin givin official release dates for Windows 2003 for years, since (in fact) 2003!!:laugh: :laugh: phill06-01-2006, 10:58 PMI fail to see how leaving your customers feeling

Also many custom ones, like mine. Remember when XP came out there were stacks of offers to get it cheaper especially pro. For them not to be supporting an OS thats going to be around for a long time (it works well, unlike 98SE) is just stupidity. If you do want to upgrade to Windows Vista you should be running at least a 3Ghz CPU with 512Mb ram and 128Mb graphics card.

When that day comes, XP Home users may feel left out in the cold, because they will no longer qualify for security updates, and will not be able to purchase support If your current PC meets the system requirements for Windows 8.1 or Windows 10, you can buy Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 from a local retailer or Microsoft Certified Partner. I'm using Ubuntu on my laptop and even the wireless networking worked straight off the bat during the initial installation, even before it'd rebooted into the GUI! If your PC does not meet system requirements, consider purchasing a new business PC with Windows 10.

any time now) is the planned replacement date.