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Now is a great
time to move to the
new Windows

Windows XP support is ending soon.

After April 8, 2014, there will be no new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted support options or online technical content updates.

Find the right Windows PC for your lifestyle and your price.

With the new Windows, you'll still have familiar features plus a whole lot more! 1

Do the things you love to do faster

It's familiar made better

From the Start screen, you are just a click away from the familiar Windows desktop you know and love so you can work the same familiar way. Or explore the Start screen and personalize your favorite apps and background color.

It's easy to get around

If you don't have a touchscreen, you can still use a mouse and keyboard to work on your Windows desktop. And the new things you do with touch, like using apps from the Windows Store and getting around on your Start screen, can also be done with a mouse and keyboard.

It works with what you have

Use your programs the way you always have. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and browsing the web still work the way you're used to. Your PC or tablet will also still work with most printers, cameras and software.2

More secure

Windows Defender and Windows SmartScreen can help guard your PC against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software in real time. Family Safety gives your kids some independence while still keeping tabs on them.


Search made simple

With Bing Smart Search you can search not only the Web, but also your tablet or PC and your apps.

Do more at once with a snap

Multi-task better than ever by snapping your apps side-by-side. Now you can watch a movie, keep an eye on Twitter and surf the internet – all on the same screen.

Exclusive and popular apps

Download great apps like ESPN, CNN, and Netflix from the Windows Store. Apps for email and photo and video editing are included.

Compare Windows XP to Windows 8.1

Benefits Windows XP Windows 8.1
The familiar desktop X X
Works with a mouse and keyboard X X
Works with Word, Excel, Outlook, and other familiar programs X X
Enhanced search capabilities X
Faster startup times X
Built for touch PCs and tablets X
Apps from the Windows Store X
Mail, People, and other built-in apps X
Keep your settings and apps on all your PCs and devices X
Bing smart search to find things across the web, apps, and your PC X
Start screen with live updates X

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