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microsoft discontinuing Win 8 support same as XP ??????

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    microsoft discontinuing Win 8 support same as XP ??????


    Did I read a post here correctly that like XP, Microsoft will discontinue security updates, etc. & support for Windows 8 and the only thing left to do is ASAP upgrade to 8.1 ??? This upsets me because of non-support/security updates for XP, i just purchased a new Lenovo with 8 installed and wasn't going to do the free 8.1 upgrade because i'm not savy enough to handle a download like that - i'd just live with Win 8! now what ?! thanks for any help ... edythe

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    You have 2 years to update to 8.1.

    Jim
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
    You have 2 years to update to 8.1.

    Jim
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    Thanks ! just replied to you in the 'general' area of this forum - much appreciated !
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