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If you insist on sticking to XP despite all these warnings, the least you can do is ensure your browser is semi-safe – we’ve got a full rundown here.Windows Vista was never popular and its market share is still minuscule.Mainstream support for Windows 7 ended earlier this year and Microsoft will drop the operating system altogether in January 2020.That’s when Windows 7 will join the ranks of XP and Vista, but since it was a much better operating system than either of its two predecessors, it’s likely to live on for several more years.Windows 10 may be a breath of fresh air compared to the version that came before, but not everyone is interested in what Microsoft has to offer this time round.Even if you qualify for a free upgrade, you may be happy to hang on to Windows 7 or 8 — or even Vista or XP, if you’re a glutton for punishment…
Many hardware manufacturers still supply Windows XP drivers, but support is starting to fade.The first (and perhaps least likely) is that it will continue to serve you well for the foreseeable future, with neither its hardware nor software causing much trouble.[Related story: Why are Windows XP users still clinging to the past] The second (and rather more likely) is that your PC will suffer a malware attack and, unable to fend it off, your data will be rendered unusable — if you’re lucky.Not that there’s anything to stop users sticking with their non-universal copy of Microsoft Office on Windows 7, of course.So we wouldn’t be at all surprised if Windows 7 goes the same way as Windows XP and it’s still the second most popular version of Windows — after Windows 10 — in 2025.
Actually, that’s something that’s much more likely to happen, so we’ll consign Windows 8 in the Recycle Bin of Windows history alongside Vista and we’ll be surprised if it’s still around in a meaningful way even in a couple of years.