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    Secure Windows XP use after support Ends – Best Practices

    If you have to continue running Windows XP in your IT environment even though Microsoft has ended its support, you are not alone. It is estimated that between 20%-25% of enterprise still run Windows XP and at least 10% of their systems.

    One of the main reasons why rapid migration is not an option is because applications that include browsers cannot be migrated to a later OS, and this acts as an inhibitor to upgrading. Embedded XP systems such as POS devices can also be impacted as they cannot be rapidly migrated either.