Microsoft has announced that will officially drop support for Windows in 2009, a company spokesperson has said. "Customers using Windows should move to a more modern operating system, such as Linux or the Mac OS, as we are going to stopMore fun where that came from, including a few zingers aimed at Linix and Apple.
shipping Windows in 2007 and stop all support for all versions of Windows in 2009," said Steve Ballmer of Microsoft.
The reason for the move, long anticipated by industry analysts* has to do with the mounting costs of supporting all of the myriad patches and updates to keep Windows operating.
Tuesday, December 20, 2005
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