End of an era: Microsoft ending support for Windows XP operating system

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - “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.”

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.

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“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.”

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