Support for Windows XP and Office 2003 is coming to an end

Support for Windows XP and Office 2003 is coming to an end

On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will end support for the decade-old Windows XP. This means you will no longer receive updates, including security updates, for Windows XP from Microsoft. Support of Microsoft Office 2003 will also be ending on the same date.

Security Risk
Without critical Windows XP security updates, your PC may become vulnerable to harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software which can steal or damage your business data and information. Anti-virus software will also not be able to fully protect you once Windows XP itself is unsupported.

Software Issues
Many software and hardware vendors will no longer support their products that are running on Windows XP as they are unable to get the Windows XP and Office 2003 updates. For example, the new Office leverages the modern Windows and will not run on Windows XP.

No One to Call
When problems arise, online and phone-based technical support will unfortunately no longer be available to assist you or your IT partner, leaving you on your own to deal with the problem.

Down Time
The risks of system failure and business disruption could increase because of the end of support, lack of supported software, and the increasing age of hardware running Windows XP.

If that has not convinced you to upgrade, then we should talk further! Give us a call at 864-990-4748 and let us convince you to switch your business over to a modern and supported operating system.

We can upgrade one computer or one thousand. We offer Microsoft licensing sales and consultation, as well as new computers from Lenovo, Samsung, Toshiba, Asus, Acer and our favorite vendor, Nexlink with either Windows 7 or Windows 8, and we offer installation and migration here in the Greenville SC area!

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