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Microsoft drops XP support

Phoenix Contact Industrial PCs

Microsoft has made two important announcements regarding the future of its Windows XP operating system.  

  • April 8, 2014: updates and support for Windows XP will expire
  • December 31, 2016: distribution for systems using Windows XP will cease

While we all knew this was coming, the reality is that after April 8, networks and systems using this system will be exposed to security vulnerability issues.  Also, this means that, with minor exceptions, Phoenix Contact will no longer be able to ship or sell systems containing the Windows XP operating system after that December date.

Download our whitepaper to help you prepare

For more information on how this upgrade impacts you, download our whitepaper "WIN XP–Don’t Get Left Behind."

Phoenix Contact product availability

The table below details the availability of any Phoenix Contact product built with this operating system. Our goal is for you to utilize this information in order to make sound purchasing decisions regarding products from Phoenix Contact.

 

 

Microsoft

Phoenix Contact

Operating System

End of Security Updates

End of Distribution

Last Order Date

Last Ship Date

Windows XP Pro  32-bit

4/8/2014

12/31/2016

11/1/2016

12/1/2016

Windows XP Ultimate  32-bit

4/8/2014

12/31/2016

11/1/2016

12/1/2016

Windows XP Pro  64-bit

4/8/2014

4/25/2020

2/25/2020

3/25/2020

Windows XP Ultimate  64-bit

4/8/2014

4/25/2020

2/25/2020

3/25/2020

Windows XP Emb Std 2009

4/8/2014

1/8/2024

11/8/2023

12/8/2023

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding this situation as it relates to Phoenix Contact products and services, please contact:

Eric Reichert

Product Marketing Specialist - Industrial PCs and HMIs

Eric Reichert

P.O. Box 4100

Harrisburg, PA 17111

Phone: 717-944-1300 Ext 3343

E-mail:

Control Systems

Dan Schaffer

Business Development Manager for Networking and Security

Dan Schaffer

P.O. Box 4100

Harrisburg, PA 17111

Phone: 717-944-1300 Ext 3314

E-mail:

ICE-IE-I/O and Network

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