As the Geeks mentioned last week in Windows XP nears the end, Microsoft plans to phase out XP. Well, Microsoft has decided to extend the sales of Windows XP Home to OEMs to June 30, 2010 which is two years after their extended extension.
Perhaps your entry in one of the “Save Windows XP petitions” paid off! Actually, that’s not the case at all. Microsoft just doesn’t want to lose anymore footing to Linux in the “ultra-low-cost” laptop market according to this article.