Software giant Microsoft is busy convincing Windows XP users to move to the newer Windows 7 platform.
Windows XP, Microsoft’s largest selling operating system, continues to be used by millions of PC users across.
Microsoft pointed out that Windows XP will only be supported by the company for the next 1,000 days and that customers would do good to retire the platform by adopting Windows 7.
1,000 days translates into 2 years and nine month. Windows XP users can afford to run the OS till then as they will continue to get support from Microsoft till April 8, 2014.
“Wouldn’t it be great if the glory days lasted forever? But reality is trophies get dusty, records are broken, and what it took to be the best ten years ago, just isn’t enough for today’s standards. Things get better, faster. And eventually, it’s time to move from good enough to something much better,” Microsoft’s Stephen L Rose said in a blog post.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced during the Worldwide Partner Conference that the company had sold 400 million Windows 7 licenses since its launch.