China bans the installation of Windows 8 on Government Computers

The Chinese Central Government Procurement Center, the body responsible forĀ supplies and procurement of equipment’s for the government recently announced that it will forbid the use of Windows 8 Operating System onĀ all government new desktops, laptops and tablets. Apparently this is a move to secure their computer systems in the future after further support for Windows XP was shutdown. This measure taken only targets computers used by government offices, while the personal computer market is expected to stay unaffected for now.