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Usage of Microsoft Windows 7 and XP Operating Systems: FOI release

Published: 3 Aug 2021
Directorate:
Digital Directorate
Part of:
Public sector

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
3 Aug 2021
Usage of Microsoft Windows 7 and XP Operating Systems: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100224513
Date received: 20 Jul 2021
Date responded: 2 Aug 2021
Information requested

1. How many instances of the Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System are currently in operation across your entire network? How many devices such as kiosks, lap tops etc are still running Windows 7?

2. How many instances of the Microsoft Windows XP Operating System are currently in operation across your entire network ? How many devices such as kiosks, lap tops etc are still running Windows XP?

3. Who is the officer responsible for maintaining and delivering legacy applications to all your users?

Response

I enclose a copy of all of the information requested.

1. There are 26 instances of Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System currently in operation across the Scottish Government network.

2. There are no instances of Microsoft Windows XP Operating System currently in operation across the Scottish Government network.

3. Business Areas using legacy applications are responsible for the support and maintenance of their product.

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