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    I bet they get close and then extend the deadline

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    I doubt Microsoft will. The amount of testing on the 11 year old OS must be frustrating and time consuming for software developers/testers. There's only so much you can patch an OS before moving to something more up-to-date and more secure from the beginning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zag View Post
    I bet they get close and then extend the deadline
    I can't see that they would - if Microsoft wants to push on as a company they will have to let go of the past, ultimately it will be to the benefit of sysadmins everywhere as it will give them a reason to get the budget to replace aging PCs/move to VDI.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zag View Post
    I bet they get close and then extend the deadline

    IIRC, they have already done this once.



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