Advice Requested on Life Expectancy of a PC Windows System

Fred Cisin cisin at
Tue Jun 30 13:43:34 CDT 2015

>> Why not??!?

On Tue, 30 Jun 2015, Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
> 	Fair question, easy answer. Security. Unless it's air-gapped, I 
> wouldn't put anything sensitive on WinXP. Every month, we are finding out 
> just how much WinXP is like swiss cheese.

THAT is a good answer/reason!

>> Why do the experts advocate not using something that had been working?
> 	Personally, I find Win7 runs about a fast as WinXP. Throw in 
> compatibility with newer stuff (comes in handy when taking a break from the 
> classics to deal with items from this decade, er, century....

Not finding much new/interesting/worthwhile in the new millenium

>> Otherwise, WHY change?
> 	It's subjective, personal opinion, really when it comes down to it.

Another good answer

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