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Support for Windows XP ends April 8th, 2014

Microsoft has announced that on April 8, 2014 they will end support for Windows XP. Technical support and automatic updates will end on this date, and updates for Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows XP will end as well.

To align with this change, Dell will also be ending assisted technical support for Windows XP; however, Dell will continue to provide drivers for systems that shipped with Windows XP, as well as technical content on

For more information about Microsoft's plan to retire support for Windows XP, visit Microsoft's Windows XP End of Support page.

For information on using Windows XP mode in Windows 7, refer to our support article, "Windows XP Compatibility Mode and Windows Virtual PC in Microsoft Windows 7".


Article ID: SLN290602

Last Date Modified: 03/31/2014 12:00 AM

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