May's Microsoft Patch Tuesday contains eight bulletins, the most of any release so far this year. Despite an out-of-band patch for Internet Explorer two weeks ago, Windows XP users will not receive any patches this cycle. This leaves XP users exposed to more than half of these bulletins including a "Critical" vulnerability in Internet Explorer. This shouldn't be a surprise since Windows XP hit its end-of-life on April 8th. Despite the fact that nearly a third of all Windows workstations run XP, the operating system is nearly 13 years old. The deadline has been extended multiple times, including the recent Internet Explorer patch, and this day has been officially coming since 2007. There is a software fix available to most all users of Windows XP. It's called Windows 7.