Updating java xp
Back in late 2008, XP was running on about 75% of desktops, according to web analytics service Stat Counter.So, this is big news for a lot of people, but it's unlikely to have much of an impact on enterprise Java developers.Microsoft no longer releases security patches or updates for the operating system, with the exception of specialized "embedded" versions.Many third-party software companies plan to continue to support their own products, including the Web browsers Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and White Hat Aviator, on Windows XP, .You can find the full list of Oracle's Critical Patch Updates on the company's website.The reports of the death of Oracle's support for Java on Windows XP have, apparently, been greatly exaggerated -- or, rather, misunderstood.Estimates of the numbers of Windows XP users vary, but it's widely agreed that there are lot of XP machines still in use in the wild. Net Applications, which uses browsing stats to estimated OS usage, reported that in May 2014 XP users accounted for just over 25% of the desktop OS market.And yet that number continues to decline at a rapid pace.
Stahl added that there are known issues with the installer on Windows XP that prevent it from installing without manual intervention."But this will not be a massive issue for corporate developers.And given that XP is dead, I don't see a major issue for consumers, either, beyond the security issues [associated with using an unsupported operating system].Although a surprisingly large-but-declining number of consumers are still on XP, corporate usage of the OS is minimal, Gartner analyst Mark Driver points out."There are a lot of very old PCs out there," he said.