quote: 1) Explorer leaked memory when folders were left open
quote: 2) XP was noticeably slower than 7, and 7 is slower than 8
quote: 3) 64-bit support was difficult to include to XP (PAE is NOT acceptable)
quote: 4) XP's architecture made it difficult to secure
quote: But I can't say I feel for anyone still using XP who's complaining that MS won't support it any more.