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End of a technological era means added security risks

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Back in October, 2001, Windows XP was released, ushering in a new realm of internet connectivity and technological prowess that amazed the masses. This operating system (OS) has proven, over more than a dozen years, to be extremely stable and reliable. Microsoft had built an OS that was well ahead of its technological time.

Technology has improved drastically in the last few years. Windows XP is now a relic of the past. Microsoft has pulled the plug on XP, effective April 8. There will be no further support or security updates for this antiquated system. What this means to you, the end user, is you will no longer have a secure computer if you keep running XP.

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