Updating to window xp
Microsoft might have dropped support for Windows XP over two years ago, but the operating system remains hugely popular.According to the latest usage figures from Net Market Share, it still has over 10 percent of the market.Read next: G Suite vs Office 365 - What's the best office suite for business?There is simply no way to upgrade from Windows XP and keep your files, settings and programs.Windows 7 will not automatically upgrade from XP, which means that you have to uninstall Windows XP before you can install Windows 7. Moving to Windows 7 from Windows XP is a one-way street — you can’t return to your old version of Windows.
For one thing, your colleagues will be surprised at how much quicker their computers will be once you install a fresh version of Windows.The system requirements of Windows really haven't changed since Windows Vista, and starting from a clean hard disk means there's no build-up of programs that start with Windows, slowing it down and using up precious memory. The other key benefits are security and compatibility.We have touched on the latter above, but suffice to say that in a cross-platform world you want to be able to sync with the latest hardware and software.Of course, there is a cost attached to not moving on from XP.Potentially in terms of the security threat, but definitely when you take into consideration lack of support for third-party software and peripherals.