Microsoft Extends Availability of Windows XP

In a sign that they are listening to OEM and customer feedback regarding Vista, Microsoft issued this press release today announcing that they are extending the availability of Windows XP through June 30, 2008.

In an effort to respond to feedback the company is hearing from its customers and partners, Microsoft is extending availability of Windows XP editions among original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and retail channels for an additional five months to June 30, 2008. In addition, the company will continue to offer Windows XP Starter Edition in emerging markets where it is currently available for the rapidly growing class of hardware-constrained ultra-low cost PCs until June 30, 2010.


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