Are you Microsoft Office XP users? You should be worried because today, Microsoft has announced that thy will not update anymore Office XP starting july 2011. Office XP has been published since 10 years ago and will be blocked by its support, Microsoft, on July 12 2011.
Microsoft said that July 12th 2011 will be the last day of its update security and patch from Microsoft Office XP. As we know, Microsoft warns to all users if there is each end-of-support dates or a date of Microsoft support for a unpublished product. We can look back in July 2010, Microsoft had stopped support update for Windows XP Service Pack 2.
For each Microsoft product, most of them are supported only 10 years since this product was released. The first five years called mainstream support, the other five years called Extended Support. Microsoft has a strong excuse to stop support and update to the previous product, it is because the users of Microsoft product decrease because some new products of microsft are realesed and has a lot of users.
Microsoft has given support update security and patches for 10 years. The last update was in December 2010.
With this stop of support dan update for Microsoft Office XP, so many users of Microsoft office will move on to newer office version. As information, Microsoft office XP will end up its update period and time on July 12 2011, Microsoft Office 2003 will end up on January 14 2011, Microsoft Office 2007 on April 2014, and Microsoft Office 2010 on October 2020.
You can still use Microsoft Office XP though it has been stopped, but this thing will cause the security path broken and it is possible for some hackers to use this situation. So, have you upgraded your Microsoft Office?