Author Topic: Windows 8 Support  (Read 189891 times)

February 15, 2018, 11:08 PM
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Windows 8 passed Microsoft's "extended support" point of reference yesterday, which marks its proceeded utilize Concerning illustration An possibility security peril. For every its policy, Microsoft no more issues hot fixes alternately security updates for Windows 8 the software is considered unsupported.

I keep telling people that upgrades are an inevitable fact of life. Despite this many people just hang on to what they know and will stick with it as long as they can. In my view the only justification for using old software is people stuck with ancient systems where an upgrade is financially impossible.

November 20, 2018, 06:32 PM
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Windows 8 passed Microsoft's "extended support" point of reference yesterday, which marks its proceeded utilize Concerning illustration An possibility security peril. For every its policy, Microsoft no more issues hot fixes alternately security updates for Windows 8 the software is considered unsupported.

I keep telling people that upgrades are an inevitable fact of life. Despite this many people just hang on to what they know and will stick with it as long as they can. In my view the only justification for using old software is people stuck with ancient systems where an upgrade is financially impossible.

At work there's still windows 2003 servers active and handling very very important stuff.. and this is a super high security facility lol... I really wonder why they just dont migrate.. It wouldn't be that hard based on what it does..  Wish I was allowed to tell more.

November 21, 2018, 12:22 AM
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Windows 8 passed Microsoft's "extended support" point of reference yesterday, which marks its proceeded utilize Concerning illustration An possibility security peril. For every its policy, Microsoft no more issues hot fixes alternately security updates for Windows 8 the software is considered unsupported.

I keep telling people that upgrades are an inevitable fact of life. Despite this many people just hang on to what they know and will stick with it as long as they can. In my view the only justification for using old software is people stuck with ancient systems where an upgrade is financially impossible.

At work there's still windows 2003 servers active and handling very very important stuff.. and this is a super high security facility lol... I really wonder why they just dont migrate.. It wouldn't be that hard based on what it does..  Wish I was allowed to tell more.
Normally older softwares written needs older windows versions and SxS does bad job.
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November 21, 2018, 09:52 PM
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At work there's still windows 2003 servers active and handling very very important stuff.. and this is a super high security facility lol... I really wonder why they just dont migrate.. It wouldn't be that hard based on what it does..  Wish I was allowed to tell more.

If the hardware/software you have does what you want it to do, then obsolesence is a state of mind. Problems arise when newer software or hardware won't run on top of what you've got. If that's not happening then you're OK until it does.

November 29, 2018, 03:46 AM
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At work there's still windows 2003 servers active and handling very very important stuff.. and this is a super high security facility lol... I really wonder why they just dont migrate.. It wouldn't be that hard based on what it does..  Wish I was allowed to tell more.

If the hardware/software you have does what you want it to do, then obsolesence is a state of mind. Problems arise when newer software or hardware won't run on top of what you've got. If that's not happening then you're OK until it does.
The problem is when it comes to national security.
It puts me at unease atleast.

November 29, 2018, 08:55 PM
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The problem is when it comes to national security.
It puts me at unease atleast.

You're right. Old OS's that are no longer updated are a prime target for hackers. All the more reason to keep updating, especially if a company's data is at risk.