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Microsoft extends Windows XP security support

If the end of the support for Windows XP is still scheduled for April 8, 2014, the Redmond company has announced that it will continue to provide antimalware signatures until 14 July 2015.

One step forward, one step back. It was promised juror, April 8, 2014, support for Windows XP ended. Not completely, explained today that Microsoft has decided to extend the provision of anti-malware. However, Microsoft continues to assert that the migration to a new OS is still the most effective response, what a lot of customers seem to doubt seen the slow start of Windows 8. "Our research shows that the effectiveness of anti-malware solutions on an unsupported operating system is limited," says the editor in a blog accessible at this address.

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For enterprise customers, providing anti-virus updates will apply to proposed by the editor to know System Center Endpoint Protection, Forefront Client Security, Forefront Endpoint Protection and Windows Intune security solutions.

For individuals, Microsoft will update the signature database of its free antivirus, Microsoft Security Essentials. Recall that according to recent studies, Windows XP still would equip one third of PCs in use worldwide. In some countries, such as China, the market share would be even higher than 50%.

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