Windows XP Zombie Apocalypse May Come to China

Computer screens during a press conference displaying Microsoft's tablet computer and Windows 8 software, on Oct. 23, 2012 in Shanghai, China. Photographer: ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images

More than a quarter of the world's PCs rely on Windows XP, according to research firm Net Applications. How is it that a 12-year-old operating system has hung on for this long as the second-most-used in the world? Blame China.

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