Google will support Chrome browser for Windows XP through 2015

Google will support Chrome browser for Windows XP through 2015
Despite Microsoft ending support for its old Windows XP operating system, Google will not give up on their Chrome browser, issuing updates until at least April 2015 for XP users.

Google rightly notes that browsers are one of the major points of attack for malware, and keeping Chrome up-to-date might help XP users stay safe after Microsoft ends their security updates for the operating system.



Users with XP can only use up to Internet Explorer 8 if you want to stick with Microsoft, which is a heavily outdated browser in terms of functionality. Microsoft recently released IE11 for Windows 8.1.

Many business customers are still making the transition from Windows XP to Windows 7 (or in some rare cases, Windows 8), and Google's move may be a play on stealing away some Internet Explorer users while these transitions occur.

By most accounts, Windows XP is still the second most popular OS in the world, at around 30 percent share.

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 16 Oct 2013 16:25
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  • 2 comments
  • moleculo

    Quote:By most accounts, Windows XP is still the second most popular OS in the world, at around 30 percent share. and yet they're still ending support for it. i'm guessing windows xp will still remain as widely used for at least 2 more years after april of 2014. hopefully more.

    8.11.2013 22:51 #1

  • aldan

    Originally posted by moleculo: Quote:By most accounts, Windows XP is still the second most popular OS in the world, at around 30 percent share. and yet they're still ending support for it. i'm guessing windows xp will still remain as widely used for at least 2 more years after april of 2014. hopefully more. oh it will be around all right and ripe for the picking for hackers etc.if you dont believe it,hell,keep running xp.im sure your going to be alright.

    9.11.2013 17:40 #2

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