If you're a part of a business that still uses Windows XP and has been paying Microsoft to offer continued support, get ready to shell out the big bucks.
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The latest data for desktop usage share shows that Windows 8 has gained during the last month while XP has lost nearly one percent, but Windows 7 still remains dominant.
VirtualXP will convert a Windows XP machine to a Virtual HD image (VHD) that can be loaded and run on Windows operating systems, such as Windows 8, 7, 2008, and 2012.