"Microsoft Security Essentials" free security software also ended distribution for XP as soon as "Windows XP" is terminated
Even since it was released in 2001Persistent popularityWindows XP, which boasts of Windows XP, has decided to terminate support as of April 8, 2014, but Microsoft also announced that it will terminate distribution of Microsoft Security Essentials at the same time as Windows XP.
Support is ending for Windows XP - Microsoft Windows
According to Microsoft, on April 8, 2014 Microsoft Distribution of Essentials for Windows XP and Windows XP will end. From April 8, 2014 it is expected that the safety of PC using Windows XP will be much lower.
Microsoft recommends using Windows 8.1 as a way to protect PCs using Windows XP from malware and viruses. Whether or not the PC currently being used corresponds to Windows 8.1,Windows 8 Upgrade AssistantYou can check with.
ByJohn C Bullas BSc MSc PhD MCIHT MIAT FGS
If the PC is not compatible with Windows 8.1, Microsoft recommends replacing it with a Windows 8.1 compatible PC, "It may be time to replace with a new PC."
Microsoft extended support for "Microsoft Security Essentials" for XP - GIGAZINE
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