Journalists spot Windows XP on brand new $4.5 billion costing aircraft carrier


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Originally published at: http://www.myce.com/news/journalists-spot-windows-xp-brand-new-4-5-billion-costing-aircraft-carrier-82196/

Several journalists have spotted Windows XP computers during a tour on the latest British aircraft carrier, the HMS Queen Elizabeth. The ship from the Royal Navy costs around $4.5 billion and the usage of the unsupported Windows XP raises concerns about the safety of the ship.


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I think Putin likes that idea…now he can remote launch really true attacks… lol


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Of all the components on the ship, I would think computers (and the software that runs on them) would be one of the easiest things to upgrade once the ship is fully-constructed. So, for a 4.5 billion dollar ship, keeping it running with Windows XP probably the stupidest thing one cloud do (other than running something even older, like Windows 9x).