Just let XP finally die...
Why? My retired parents have a Gateway PC that runs perfectly fine and runs XP perfectly fine. Doesn't crash, doesn't blue screen, they just turn it on and it works. If it ain't broke don't fix it.
I see that you're typing these slashdot posts on your abacus then?
Q: How many IBM CPU's does it take to execute a job? A: Four; three to hold it down, and one to rip its head off.