According to a report from PC World Magazine, Microsoft plans to continue selling Windows XP though 2009. Windows Vista has not wiped out the older XP version, which still accounts for nearly half of all PC operating system sales. Two things have slowed the changeover to Vista: One is the higher hardware requirements to run that operating system. But most of all, Windows XP seems to work just fine, so why change? Many people follow the old farmer’s repair rule: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”

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