We now know that April 8 next, Microsoft will stop fixing flaws in Windows XP for individuals. The operating system will then be vulnerable to attacks, viruses and other Trojans since the Redmond company will no longer offer an update. Since the 8 March, owners of computers running Windows XP will thus receive pop-up notifications to alert them on the end of the support.
To prevent users from Windows XP Directly at the source, Microsoft will display from March 8, a month before the end of Windows XP updates, a message warning them of the end of support. This message, which will appear as a pop-up, will also include a link to the page on the site of Microsoft dedicated to stopping operating system updates, over 13 years old.
In addition, the ZDnet site reports that Microsoft will also publish software, PCmover Experss, allowing users of slot machines Windows XP simply recover their software and files on Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1.
Find our file and our FAQ on the end of Windows XP support