Should you keep using Windows XP? | PCWorld. April 8, 2014 is the date for the end of all support for Windows XP. If an operating system doesn't receive any updates, as will be the case next year, it will be less secure. What can you do though? To keep using it is an option, or upgrading to Windows 8 also works, though check your hardware before you do so. Please, though, don't swear you'll stay with what you know til you die. XP will almost certainly die before you do.
Microsoft won’t be releasing new security patches for Windows XP come April 8th, 2014, and they’re making sure all Windows XP users know it. You’re on your own after this point — no more security updates for Windows XP! The Windows XP End of Support pop-up will appear once per month, starting March 8. http://www.howtogeek.com/184137/windows-xp-end-of-support-is-on-april-8th-2014-why-windows-is-warning-you/
Windows XP (2001–2014) If you are still running Windows XP on your computer, you really need to stop doing that. Besides the fact that the operating system is a comparatively ancient 13 years old, Windows dropped support for it back in April, meaning that you will be left vulnerable to an Internet full of digital evil-doers.
Windows XP Unofficial Service Pack 4 provides a quick way to apply updates released since RollBack XP offers an easy system restore feature and you can even deep freeze your installation via scheduled tasks.