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Windows XP's Final Days: A Practical Guide
Written by Daniel   
Tuesday, 31 March 2009 11:25
Users who shunned Vista and are clinging to XP until the release of Windows 7 can get the most out of the aging operating system by following these tips.

By Serdar Yegulalp
March 28, 2009 07:00 AM

Windows XP's days have been numbered for a long time now. A long, long time. Just when it seemed like the end was in sight for Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT)'s flagship OS, it's had its lifespan granted one extension after another -- first due to popular demand, then due to the rise of the netbook (where XP turned out to be a far better fit than Vista). Now, with Windows 7 well on the way, riding a cresting wave of positive feedback, XP looks like it's finally on its way out.

That doesn't mean everyone still using XP now is instantly going to toss it and grab up a copy of Windows 7. Historically, most people upgrade to a new version of Windows by buying a new PC, and not by picking up Windows in an off-the-shelf package.  [Comments...]

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