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8 tips for migrating from Windows XP
As of now, Microsoft has discontinued support for Windows XP, at least on a large scale. Organizations like the IRS will continue to use XP, however they will pay millions of dollars for out-of-band support to get patches to address rising security issues within XP.
If your organization cannot afford the high cost of extended support, it is probably best to move away from Windows XP now. Explore this informative resource to learn of the five reasons why you should migrate from Windows XP as well as best practices for a smooth migration and how to best backup your original environment.