Internet Explorer End Of Life & Windows 8 End Of Life News

If you are running Internet Explorer 8 , 9 or 10 Microsoft will not support these after the 12th Jan and you need to make the move to Internet Explorer 11. However if you are running Windows Vista you will get support however remember Windows Vista end of life support is April 2017 , that means there will be no more updates. Even though you may have Internet Explorer and it is an integral part of Windows you should be using Google Chrome as your browser of choice. Windows 8 – End Of Life If you are still on Windows 8 not 8.1 you need to upgrade to 8.1 through the Windows Store for Windows 8 users as Microsoft will no longer supply updates to Windows 8 so you will be vulnerable as Windows XP users are. You really should just make the move to Windows 10 if you are on Windows 8 as it is a much better operating system now.

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Windows XP Lifespan Is Running Out

For all the people that are still on Windows XP , the lifespan of this operating system is starting to run out. After the April 8th 2014 there will be no more updates or service packs  which effectively means it would be unsafe for you to go on the internet. So now is the time to start planning your migration to either Windows 8 or Apple Lets remember Windows XP was released in Aug 2001. Issues are now starting to arise If you want to use iTunes with iOS5  ,Windows XP users will not be able to access this feature. “Using iCloud with a PC requires Windows Vista or Windows 7; Outlook 2010 or 2007 is recommended for accessing contacts and calendars.” Internet Explorer 9 will not work with Windows XP  HTML5 issues with Windows XP But expect to see more incompatible software and applications that will not work with Windows XP appearing in the future.

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