The sales period of Windows XP may be re-extended
Although Microsoft's OS "Windows XP", which was supposed to be sold at the end of January 2008, is not the latest OS "Windows Vista" in September last year, depending on the request from the user or manufacturer who nominates XPThe sales period was extended until the end of June 2008.
However, it seems that there is a possibility that it will be extended further.
Details are as below.
Windows XP may get another reprieve | Beyond Binary - A blog by Ina Fried - CNET News.com
According to this article, Microsoft says it will close "Windows XP" at the end of June, but the end of sales may be extended again.
This is showing strong sales worldwideASUS's "EeePC"Low-cost laptops based on flash memory like flash memories are poor in memory, so OS with less request memory like Windows XP or Linux is better than Windows Vista, Demand for "Windows XP Starter Edition" for very inexpensive developing countries is mentioned as being very persistent in developing countries.
There seems to be requests from mobile note users that Windows XP is better than Windows Vista, which tends to increase power consumption because of its multi-function.