The Era of Windows XP Has Ended: The Operating System Will No Longer Be Supported
Technologies are evolving, the old dies out, the new is adopted, it is natural way of developing pretty much anything. However, sometimes the old technologies occupy a special place in the heart of their users. We think that will be the case with the good old Windows XP. The news was reported by Tech Republic. April 9, 2019 became the date when XP finally became a part of computer science history. It happened when the support of the last version of this operating system, Windows Embedded POSReady 2009, was put down. The product line Windows NT 5.1 was also closed as a consequence.
Beginning of the EndWindows XP was the longest survivor of Microsoft. This operating system functioned for 17.5 years. The other versions of the operating system stopped being supported much earlier:
- Windows XP Home и Professional SP3 — April 8, 2014.
- Windows Embedded for Point of Service SP3 - 2016;
- XP Embedded SP3 — 2016;
- Windows Embedded Standard 2009 — January 8, 2019;