Support for Windows XP ceased on April 8th 2014


Support for Windows XP ceased on April 8th 2014


Microsoft announced that on April 8th 2014 they ended support for Windows XP. Technical support and automatic updates finished on this date, and updates for Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows XP ceased as well.

To align with this change, Dell also ended 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 Dell Support

For more information about Microsoft's support retirement 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".





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Last Date Modified: 05/02/2018 08:22 AM

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