Microsoft tries to ween people off of Windows XP with malware warning

Windows XP has been Microsoft’s version of the AK-47. It rarely jams, rarely breaks in harsh conditions, and gets the job done. Weening people off of their greatest operating system of all time is proving to be hard for Microsoft, but after a dozen years of service, the end is near. They’re now using the malware threat to get people to abandon ol’ faithful.

Microsoft yesterday again put the scare into Windows XP users, telling them that after April 8, 2014, the chance that malware will infect their PCs could jump by two-thirds.

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