Your web browser is often the place where most users wind up getting infected with a virus or malware.
The latest version of Internet Explorer isn't even available on Windows XP.
federal agencies) will continue to use XP — and UK and Dutch governments are even Microsoft to continue support, but everyone else is out of luck. The company has agreed to provide anti-malware updates to Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows XP until 2015.
With 30% market share, Microsoft knows it can't just cut support completely.
If you want to move your apps over too, PCmover Professional is just $23.95 for XP users.