If the drop-down list in the Important updates section is greyed out and does not allow you to select an option, the Windows update settings are likely locked by an administrator. It is common for computers at a business or school to have an administrator lock on Windows updates, as well as other settings.If you do not have a System and Security option in the Control Panel, follow these steps instead.Well, the time has come for you to move on because full XP support is no more, starting today. governments, for example, paid Microsoft a few million dollars to extend support for a year, The Guardian reported. Well, if any bugs are found after Tuesday, Microsoft won't be fixing them, though it will support antimalware signatures for XP through July 14, 2015. At its recent Build conference, Microsoft lowered the system requirements for Windows 8.1 so more machines can upgrade to the latest OS.XP has been around since 2001, which means that you've really had more than enough time to let it go. A number of businesses, not to mention governments, still rely on XP-based systems. There's also the fact that you're running a 13-year-old OS so you'd likely see better performance if you upgrade. The requirements for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 are now: If you don't have this and you want to upgrade, then it's time for a new laptop or desktop.
Microsoft on Tuesday finally stopped providing antimalware signatures for Windows XP.
Please restart your computer when prompted; otherwise, your computer might not work properly.
Most people said goodbye to Windows XP a long time ago.
This is normal because of the age of the system and I can assure you that it will not mess with your system.
I currently have a dozen Optiplex GX 620s in production with Windows 7 on them and I am using 2 XP drivers (audio and video) because there was no other option given by Dell.