We are migrating our oldest machines (Pentium, 64-128Mb, 30gb hdd) to
Our Pentium and Celeron machines with 256 Mb, 100gb machines are going to
Anything below 4GB RAM is going to Ubuntu 12.04
4GB+ goes to Windows 7.
On Saturday, March 1, 2014, Justin Coyne <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> They won't be a security risk on April 8th, but the first time that MS
> publishes security patches after that date for newer version, security
> researchers will examine the patches. Doing so will give them an idea
> about how to exploit the problem the patch was for. They will then try to
> run the exploit on XP and see if it is vulnerable. Eventually they will
> find an exploit that works against XP.
> Even if you have a AV, people can exploit your machine without using a
> virus. Is that a risk you want to accept?
> > Just because MS won't support XP any more doesn't mean those machines are
> > instantly useless or a security risk come April 8th. We will not be
> > anything with our lab computers until Summer because they are too old to
> > run Windows 8 but we cannot do without them.
> > --jimm
> > >wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > I wanted to hear how people are dealing with the Windows XP End-of-Life
> > > (if anything at all :(
> > >
> > >
> > > Personally I am migrating the computers that can run it to Windows 8
> > > ran out of 7 licenses and someone (years ago) bought SA, but that's
> > another
> > > story), and when April 7th comes around: throw anything we can't use
> > > (sigh).
> > >
> > > Riley Childs
> > > Student
> > > Asst. Head of IT Services
> > > Charlotte United Christian Academy
> > > (704) 497-2086
> > > RileyChilds.net
> > > Sent from my Windows Phone, please excuse mistakes
> > >
> > --