In Windows Update on Windows XP Pro it is possible to obtain different kinds of updates: 1. Security updates 2. System updates for the OS Windows XP Pro 3. Hardware updates 4. Updates for other MS-software - if allowed by the user, e.g. MS Office 5. Driver updates Maybe I forgot some, but these are updates that are still present today. We all probably know that the security and system updates, #1 and #2, will be stopped as of 8 April 2014. But what about the other kinds of updates? If I'm right these kinds of updates, and even #1 and #2 updates can still be obtained for Windows 2000 Pro: I think #3 till #5 without limitations, but #1 and #2 of course till the end of support of that OS: 13 July 2010. So is this the same procedure for Windows XP Pro? Example: If I install Windows XP Pro on 1 December 2014, will I still be able to obtain updates for my drivers, present hardware, present drivers and MS Office 2010 till 1 December 2014, and maybe even system and security updates till 8 April 2014?