U.S. Navy Still Uses Windows XP, Costing Millions For Regular Updates

By Kamal Nayan - 28 Jun '15 02:21AM

The United States Navy is still using Windows XP and it is costing million of dollars a year. The support for operating system was discontinued over a year ago.

Now, the Navy is paying the software company $9 million a year to continue updating Windows XP for its ships, ABC7 Chicago reported.

The Navy says it relies on older computers and programs that require the 14-year-old operating system. However they added that they eventually plan to replace those computers.

Windows XP was first released 14 years ago, in 2001.

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