Microsoft and Gemalto withdraw of support for Windows XP

In April 2014 Microsoft and Gemalto withdrew support for Windows XP. This means there will be no future updates or security patches. This page should provide you with more information on how that might affect you BacscomIP, Bacs transmission software and Mandate, Direct Debit Software.

While we know that some of our customers are still on Windows XP, we would advise that everyone upgrades to Windows 7 onwards, or Windows Server 2008 R2 onwards. This is so that you can ensure that you will still be able to recieve support for your products in the event that something goes wrong, and to make sure that your systems are as secure as they can be.


Microsoft have stated the following possible implications for your business:

Last Updated: 19/10/15