As we approach the launch of Windows 8 later this year, XP users must be asking themselves three versions later, "Is it time to upgrade?"
The answer to that question is two-fold, first are you missing out on enhanced productivity and tools that have been made available in newer versions of Windows and second, will you be ready to face the world of malicious software two years from now when support for XP will cease to exist.
The latter, should be at the forefront of every business and end user relying on Windows XP to run their personal and business computers. Two years should be sufficient time for an organization to prepare applications and systems to accommodate Windows 7 or 8 when it is launched later this year.
However, regular users can wait longer for that upgrade due to less issues involved around the actual upgrade, but even at that stage, if you are running a computer designed for Windows XP, chances are you are probably better off upgrading your PC while you are at it.
So for those of you running Windows XP, mark your calendars, April 8 , 2014 is the last day that Microsoft will support the legacy operating system. If you need information about upgrading to Windows 7, make sure you checkout our upgrade section.