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Windows XP: The End of Support


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CHIPS Technology Group helps explain the end of support for Windows XP and how running an unsupported operating system can and will affect your business.

CHIPS Technology Group helps explain the end of support for Windows XP and how running an unsupported operating system can and will affect your business.

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  • 1. Over the past 12 years, millions of consumers and businesses have been relying on Windows XP to run their computer networks because of its security and reliability
  • 2. In Fact… In a survey from November 2012, Windows XP still had a market share of over 30%...
  • 3. has ended support for Let’s read on to find out
  • 4. Automatic Updates When a new security concern may arise, Microsoft identifies the problem and pushes out automatic updates to your computer so that you won’t become vulnerable to any new security risks…
  • 5. …without these Automatic Updates, security exploits won’t be addressed by Microsoft, giving hackers the advantage all while compromising your information security… …and security risks & threats that businesses face today are much more sophisticated than those faced in 2001
  • 6. What’s even worse is that criminals can actually “reverse-engineer” patches for supported operating systems issued by Microsoft and apply uncovered vulnerabilities to no-longer-updated Windows XP devices Simple things such as browsing the Internet or checking your E- mail can put your entire network and information at risk!
  • 7. Your employees are browsing the web when they are prompted to upgrade their browser (IE, Chrome, Firefox) to the newest version…but when they finish updating, it turns out the newest version doesn’t support Windows XP anymore…
  • 8. In addition to ending support for Windows XP, Microsoft is also pulling the plug on all Office 2003 and Exchange 2003 applications as well… …and don’t expect to just upgrade to Office 2013 on your existing Windows XP devices, as the operating system is not supported
  • 9. Running Windows XP on your business’ network is like leaving your house with the front door open all day and your sensitive information scattered on the kitchen table… …except when something is stolen off your network, there is no 9-1-1 to call
  • 10. The above computer was one of the first to come bundled with Windows XP… …it is currently sitting in a technology museum
  • 11. CHIPS Technology Group LLC 5 Aerial Way, Suite 400 Syosset, NY 11791 Tel 516-377-6585