As you are probably aware, Microsoft will finally end all support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014, nearly 13 years after the operating system was first released. While mainstream support for Windows XP and Server 2003 ended back in 2010, these OSes have been on extended life support since then.
(Windows Server 2003 and Server 2003 R2 reach end of life on July 14, 2015.)
It was a hell of a ride. Nearly everyone who has ever touched a computer has gotten to know Windows XP, with all its faults, and some people even grew to love it. But as with all things in computing, the time eventually comes to move on. Continue reading