The extended support is available to all of central and local government, charities, schools and the NHS. “This is an important deal, which will provide continuity for all eligible government and Original MS DOS skin. 0 2 years ago Reply Ali El 1. It's those people who complain at work and demand training when it comes to system upgrades but their home electronics may very well be the latest in class! As we've reported, agencies including the Metropolitan Police, the NHS and HMRC are still to finish XP migration projects. ® Sponsored: Want to know more about Privileged Access Management?
They must be joking. Large organisations have IT suppliers managing the software and infrastructure that need to approve everything and check it all integrates. MS was very vocal about XP ending for years. Offices in London, San Francisco and Sydney. http://www.v3.co.uk/v3-uk/news/2406304/windows-xp-government-support-deal-ends-leaving-pcs-open-to-attack
Re: (Score:2) by yuhong ( 1378501 ) writes: This reminds me that the reason Server 2003 got an extra year of support is that they waited until after Vista SP1 to Skip to main content Windows Central Forums Ask a Question New Posts Trending Discussions Windows 10 Lumia 950 XL Lumia 950 HP Elite x3 Xbox Surface Studio Surface Pro 4 Surface Tell me how. (Score:2) by Futurepower(R) ( 558542 ) writes: "You have to consider local, internal attacks..." If you know of an attack that works against a Windows XP limited user, Lots of new PC games now require Vista or later.In internet years, XP's release was in ancient times.
Re: (Score:1) by fustakrakich ( 1673220 ) writes: I don't know why they should be allowed to keep the patents and copyrights then. 1 year may have been enough (Score:2) by Re: (Score:2) by Luckyo ( 1726890 ) writes: You appear to be talking about security holes in third party software. I am MS. 0 2 years ago Reply rockstarzzz I rather have taxpayers money go to a company that makes my phone, PC, cloud storage, email, gaming console and music collection But I used to work for a very large, well known UK bank and I assure you that I all the tools at my disposal to upgrade 1000's of desktops over
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When you do that you get to a stage where small scale evolutionary changes aren't going to cut it and you need a wholescale revolutionary change. XP is slow as hell in 2014... 0 2 years ago Reply ebradley Yep, same here. 100,000+ Win7 PC s reimage to Vista. 0 2 years ago Reply sunbee I agree. Re: (Score:2) by Luckyo ( 1726890 ) writes: Have you ever realised that government actually does things that aren't top secret?As in low level bureaucracy, crunching numbers needed to generate statistics, If they invest that money at 2% for 1 year, they'll gain the 5.5£ million back.
Windows XP is not receiving any security updates from Microsoft, meaning health service PCs are wide open to hackers and malware. We really need it. 0 2 years ago Reply Poirots Progeny Our government is so backwards. Nhs Windows Xp Fourteen per cent reckoned they’d move to a new operating system by the end of this year, and 29 per cent reckoned the move would happen “some time” in 2017. A year on, the Government Digital Service has decided not to extend that support.
Windows update is not working, they'd have to be installed individually or via the domain management. We're sick of experts shoving it in our faces 42 Comments HMRC's IR35 tweaks have 90% of UK's IT contractors up in arms Workers' plan is to hike fees or turn Related Links Top of the: day, week, month. 2837 commentsDonald Trump Wins US Presidency 1116 commentsVC, Entrepreneur Says Basic Income Would Work Even If 90% People 'Smoked Pot' and Didn't Work A source told V3 last month that the contract was not renewed, but nothing official was forthcoming from the government as the election meant that no new information about government policies
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Legacy means, it still is functional and has use, but is far from current and is costly to keep running or maintain. Unless the contract specifically said "service life" AND gave a definite maximum duration for that term, then the life of the hardware is until its owners decide to retire it. Your problems in the US are your problems.And Windows XP is not "secure".
It's still unclear when all government machines will be migrated to a newer OS. It's not as if malicious hackers around the world were sitting there rubbing there hands in glee, waiting for the day the support contract expired to plunder the systems, having previously Or are they actually fixing Windows XP bugs for them?They were probably getting the same thing that my company is paying and getting which is security fixes. They've got critical applications that are relaint on XP/IE6, I heard there also opting for Extended Support, at a big cost 0 2 years ago Reply I3unny Pathetic.
Why don't they take that 5.5 million and teach their staff members windows 8, guaranteed 1 year + support. 2. M³ BIoT CLL Events Whitepapers The Next Platform Data Centre Software Security Transformation DevOps Business Personal Tech Science Emergent Tech Bootnotes Alerts Newsletters Columnists Video 911 app is a joke, says Absolutely scandalous. My company is not as important as MS or .gov.uk and we still have "you must have the servers and workstations running supported versions" in exchange of our SLA for support.
No.Thirdly, a lot of the money is going on the stupid PFI contracts which bleed money away from clinical services and go to de Support? (Score:2) by RobinH ( 124750 ) The Metropolitan Police Service, for instance, sought a support agreement directly from Microsoft, while HM Revenue and Customs is reportedly behind schedule in its transition to Windows 7 and 8.1. In other words, any 8-year-old hardware probably came with XP, and XP remained the best Microsoft OS up to 6 years ago. The Office of the Chief Technology Officer said: “Technology leaders met last month and took a collective decision to not extend the support arrangement for 2015.
No software is perfect, but the world - and Microsoft's practices - have moved on, and realistically it would take a *lot* of money for MS to spend a meaningful fraction NHS Scotland also has about 2,600 computers still running XP, while the trusts across England and Wales making up NHS services have varying numbers of XP computers. Not one training session. UK government agencies (which includes the NHS, 3rd biggest employer in the world and has about 500,000 systems running XP) run Windows XP professional, the replacement for Windows 2000. 0 2
Public-sector bodies and enterprise Windows XP users face the prospect of upgrading to Windows 7, with its familiar user interface complete with Start menu, or switching to Windows 8, which has I hope they're making the upgrade worthwhile and going right to 8.1. But could this deal between MS and UK gov't not just for support and upgrade at the end of support? But that did not happen.
A government minister should resign for this. 0 2 years ago Reply CraUmm *should have been Tax Pounds :P 0 2 years ago Reply Chris Sandiford I'm sure if we delve Bring back thatcher. . Just waste of money and irresponsibility of the govt. 0 2 years ago Reply AccentAE86 I worked in IT and many companies are so dog slow to upgrade it's pathetic. Seems like internal IT could handle most of that.
And you can't isolate XP enough to be secure and work in a networked fashion Re: In many situations, Windows XP is secure. (Score:2) by xaxa ( 988988 ) writes: The When using ancient to describe objections, to me it means no longer in use and no longer relevant. M³ BIoT CLL Events Whitepapers The Next Platform Data Centre Software Security Transformation DevOps Business Personal Tech Science Emergent Tech Bootnotes Alerts Newsletters Columnists Video 911 app is a joke, says hat?Last I checked, there have been 3 new versions of Windows since 2001: Vista, 7, and 8.
They have consistently portrayed the situation as being one of support ending last April.