Microsoft continues its efforts to transfer users from Windows XP to the newer version, before this operating system will be retiring in April 2014. But based on a recent survey, 15 percent of users are not even aware about the retirement of Windows XP.
A survey conducted by specialist application migration, Camwood, and published by The Register indicates, one of seven Windows XP users do not know that Microsoft will stop Windows XP on April 8, 2014. Still, some analysts warned that the transition to the new operating system will not be completed before the deadline.
While approximately 15 percent of users are not aware of the end of Windows XP, 32 percent of users know that Microsoft will discontinues support for Windows XP, not yet begun the transition to another platform.
As according to the Motion Computing, some Windows XP users have switched to Windows 7. Thus minimizing the possibility to switch to using Windows 8. “Currently, our users say that Windows 7 is what they need. Many of them are still in the transition from Windows XP and some research suggests that the business will miss Windows 8 and will choose Windows 9,” said Regional Manager Northern Europe Motion Computing, Ian Davies.
News about the successor of Windows 8 are widely circulated. although Microsoft prefers silent about its future projects, but did not reduce the allegation that Windows 9 is currently being developed. The news was confirmed by a screenshot circulating on the internet. In addition, other news circulating mention that Windows 9 will slide at the end of 2014.Advertisement