June 30, stopped the delivery of the operating system (OS) Windows XP Microsoft's largest computer retailers.
Now on computers made by companies such as Dell Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co., will install a version of the latest developments of the company - with Windows Vista, reports Associated Press.
Members wishing to have their cars the old OS will now be forced to purchase licensed version of Vista Ultimate or Vista Business and then have to change it on Windows XP, according to RBC.
However, small companies for the production of personal computers will continue to supply machines preloaded with Windows XP. Also, the old OS will be installed on the super-cheap PCs such as the Asus Eee.
Recall, a group of computer users who are dissatisfied with the work of the new operating system from Microsoft, published in the Internet petition calling for the company to retain XP, until the new development - Windows 7. Microsoft itself expect the release of Windows 7 in about 2009.
Last week Microsoft vice president Bill Veghte promised that Microsoft will stop the release of patches that eliminate the vulnerability and bug fixes on Windows XP, in April 2014, not in 2009, as previously reported.
The last major Pack Service Pack 3 for Windows XP was released April 21, 2008.