March 25, 2014
As of April 8, Windows XP, Microsoft’s 13-year-old operating system, will go the way of the floppy disk, fax modem and the Zune.
“It’s been a good system, especially when they came out with the Service Pack 3,” said Sam Segran, Texas Tech’s associate vice president for information technology. “It’s been very stable. I think people liked it along the way, but just like anything else, as systems get upgraded they’ve made a fair amount of changes on the newer systems.”