It is time for you to upgrade to Windows 7 or 8 if you are still using Windows XP. Both Windows 7 and 8 have more advanced features than Windows XP, but that is not the only reason that one should upgrade. Microsoft support for Windows XP will be ending in the near future. This means that Microsoft will no longer be offering security patches, online assistance and security updates. If there are no security updates, then Windows XP computers could be at an increased risk for malicious threats.
Both Windows 7 and 8 have better built in security than Windows XP. Your computer will be better protected against unwanted software and spyware. It will also be easier for you to find documents and files when you use the search bar in Windows 7 or 8.
Connecting to the Internet is easier with Windows 7 or 8. Your wireless connections will automatically be remembered. You will only have to set them up one time.
You may also able to extend the life of your computer by upgrading to Windows 7 or 8. You can enjoy a more efficient, faster computer without upgrading the hardware of your computer.
Furthermore, you may not have to abandon your old applications if you upgrade to Windows 7 or 8. Even if most of the applications were designed to work in Windows XP, they will be able to work in Windows 7. Some of these applications may also work in Windows 8.