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India tells its banks to get Windows XP off ATMs – in 2019!

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Re: Question?

A lot f ATM's are basically a safe with automated paper handler, a laptop, and a display panel, all inside another secure cabinet. Therefore a lot of ATM's are effectively running a full desktop OS of some description. I must say I don't recall seeing one with an "embedded" version of windows. Indeed why they need such a fat OS at all has always been a bit of a mystery.

Although marketing types now like them to play movies and "rich" experiences with all the associated consequences that brings...

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