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It seems that Microsoft, the maker of Windows XP, has lost its patience completely with the aging OS. They’re now providing discount of $100 for users who buy some of the latest products with Windows 8. This shows that the world’s largest software maker is desperate to get rid of Windows XP. This is quite understandable, because there are millions of people still using this 13-year old operating system, and many show no interest in upgrading anytime soon. In order to push users to migrate to newer versions of Windows, Microsoft had ended Windows online support and all kinds or support for Windows XP. Now, it is more than two months after the end of support date and still, users are clinging to Windows XP.
If you still plan on using Windows XP for the future, there are a few things you need to know. Microsoft will not be providing any kind of free Windows support (security patches, Windows online support, tech support and call support). Even if they do, it can only be availed by some corporate and government organizations, and that as part of paid subscriptions. Windows XP users will not be receiving automatic updates for Microsoft Security Essentials either.
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People get the feeling that Microsoft is trying to discourage continued use of Windows XP, which isn’t off the mark. It is seen the software giant is openly discouraging the use of Windows XP. But, they are encouraging Windows XP users to migrate to later versions of Windows by making the transition process easier. If you are finding it difficult to part with Windows XP, just look at what Microsoft is offering for its latest Windows OS devices. For select tablets and computers running Windows XP registered on the official Microsoft website, you will receive a $100 rebate on a new Windows powered device.
Now, the discount is not for all the Microsoft products. It applies only some products like Slate tablet Surface Pro 2, and some select computer systems which are priced at $599 or above. Now, if you are not interested, or if you don’t want to purchase any of the products online, then you can bring your old XP device to any of the company’s retail stores, and receive $100 off.
Microsoft is doing everything possible to lure users to Windows 8/8.1. $100 off is quite exciting, and even the most stubborn XP user cannot ignore such an offer.
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