Two-year support countdown for Windows XP and Office 2003

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John Gray
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Two-year support countdown for Windows XP and Office 2003

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Support for Windows XP and Office 2003 finishes on 8 April 2014.

"If you still have some PCs running Windows XP and Office 2003 in your organisation, now would be a good time to start migrating them to Windows 7 and Office 2010." (my emphasis!)

However,
Should you wait
For Windows 8
And whatever version of Office follows 2010?
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Re: Two-year support countdown for Windows XP and Office 200

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John Gray wrote:"If you still have some PCs running Windows XP
:laugh: where I work, the whole network is still XP based. I assume there is a plan to migrate to something else by the 2014 deadline.

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Re: Two-year support countdown for Windows XP and Office 200

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Mine too! Many of our PCs are so olde that they wouldn't be able to run Windows 7 (although I've just got rid of seven which were more than seven years old...)
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Good luck with your migration. Tackling this issue here though is "above my pay check" as they are reported to say across the pond.

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If it ain't broke don't fix it - is still good advice.

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Re: Two-year support countdown for Windows XP and Office 200

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On another note, going off topic somewhat, :blackteeth: Vista, if anyone remembers that OS, went into extended support Tuesday this week.
John Gray wrote:"If you still have some PCs running Windows XP and Office 2003 in your organisation ..."
As for Windows XP and Office 2003, I'll have a serious chat with myself in a year, since there is such a PC within this organisation.
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