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Firefox will support Windows XP and Vista until September 2017 [engadget.com]
Numerous web browsers have already stopped supporting Windows XP and Vista, but not Firefox. To this day, Mozilla's latest software can work with your decade-old PC. However, even that team has its limits -- it's phasing out support for XP and Vista starting next year. Mozilla will start by moving users on these operating systems to the Extended Support Release in March 2017, limiting them to feature updates that can be "several cycles" behind the curve. And while the company plans to unveil a final support end date in the middle of that year, it'll effectively cut the cord in September, when it stops delivering security updates.
On the down side, there are people who have the older OS for a certain software package they rely upon. It's not easy to move them. And now they won't have a modern browser to work with.
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"The only thing they haven't come up with yet is applications and operating
systems that will flat-out cease to function after three years."
Perhaps some fledgling hackers could be gently persuaded to spread their
wings and tackle that little problem. ;)