Windows XP Home Edition: Support ends in 2006

Support for XP Home Edition is ending in 12/31/2006. So if you run this, don’t expect anything from Microsoft in 360+ days. Start saving up for overpriced Vista, or it’s time to move to open-source.
UPDATE (1/12): Support is extended two years past next product release (Vista).
Via Microsoft

  • Well, I for one have never run XP Home, however; I am now in the throes of moving to open source. I have begun collecting software resources which will allow me to do all of my important work on Linux. Moving over to Open Source on at least my primary machine is one of my top New Years resolutions this year.

  • Well, I for one have never run XP Home, however; I am now in the throes of moving to open source. I have begun collecting software resources which will allow me to do all of my important work on Linux. Moving over to Open Source on at least my primary machine is one of my top New Years resolutions this year.

  • Mitch B

    Microsoft is using “shock wave” PR testing by releasing this info now. They want to measure what the home consumer market backlash is well before they decide if it worth it…

  • Mitch B

    Microsoft is using “shock wave” PR testing by releasing this info now. They want to measure what the home consumer market backlash is well before they decide if it worth it…

  • Mitch B

    Like I said above this was a test and now they have reevaluated their cost v. benefits on this issue. see >>
    http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20060112-5970.html

  • Mitch B

    Like I said above this was a test and now they have reevaluated their cost v. benefits on this issue. see >>
    http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20060112-5970.html