it turns out) that it would never again release any more security updates for the nearly 13-year-old operating system, I wrote an article to help users decide whether it might be a good time to switch to an Apple product, especially a Mac or an iPad. Read the article, published by Intego at The Mac Security Blog:
Windows XP's Death: Good Time to Switch to Apple?
Of course, if you're geeky enough (or on a particularly tight budget), you could keep your old PC hardware and switch to Linux instead.
And don't forget, if you dual-boot your Mac or use Windows XP in a virtual machine (for example, Parallels Desktop, VMWare Fusion, or Oracle VirtualBox), it might be a good idea to upgrade to a currently supported version of Windows.
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