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XP – The Operating System That Will Not Die, by Mark Ward, Technology correspondent, BBC News


 An earlier post about the upcoming demise of Windows XP is here:


It’s an event that Microsoft has been warning people and businesses about for months. And it is one that hi-tech thieves have been looking forward to as those digital protections start to diminish.

In a bid to get users shifting over to a more modern version of windows, Microsoft has created a website that tells people if they are, or are not, running the software and on 8 March will make a pop-up warning appear on the screens of those who are still using it. . . .