Windows XP support warning

Microsoft is advising users of the Windows XP operating system to avoid making any online purchases after support for the system ends on Tuesday.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
6th April, 2014

Microsoft is advising users of the Windows XP operating system to avoid making any online purchases after support for the system ends on Tuesday.

''Avoid making any e-commerce or banking transactions from a PC that's unsupported. Avoid doing any transactions from a XP device. It's good risk mitigation to do any financial transactions from a device that is supported, Patrick Ward, Microsoft Ireland's Windows business group lead, told *The Sunday Business Post*.

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