Lebensverlängernde Maßnahmen für Windows XP?

Im Rahmen einer Konferenz in Belgien hat Microsofts oberster Häuptling Steve Ballmer einige interessante Aussagen hinsichtlich XP von sich gegeben, wie The Register berichtet:

Windows XP could yet be reprieved from end-of-life, if enough customers demand it, said Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer today.
 
Speaking at a news conference in Belgium Ballmer said: „XP will hit an end-of-life. We have announced one. If customer feedback varies we can always wake up smarter but right now we have a plan for end-of-life for new XP shipments”, reports Reuters.
 
But at the same time he insisted that consumers were switching to Vista in numbers, which is perhaps to be expected, as the majority of new computers available at retail now come loaded with the operating system.
 
As for the business world, Ballmer noted: „We still have customers who are buying PCs with XP”. He explained that many IT departments were still supporting dusty old kit that cannot handle memory-chugging Vista.
Die Enduser, die sich nicht wehren können, bekommen Vista – zum Teil mit inadequaten Maschinen – aufs Aug gedrückt, während sich anscheinend viele Firmen (IMHO zu recht) mit Händen und Füßen dagegen wehren. Mein Tipp: XP wird am Leben erhalten, bis die nächste Version von Windows, dann nur noch 64 Bit, kommt. Mit dem Wechsel auf 64 Bit kann MS dann leichter die erhöhten Systemanforderungen argumentieren und der Vista-Nachfolger wird eher und nur mit dem üblichen Gesudere angenommen.

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