Microsoft Windows 8 Unsupported Installation Detection
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 88561
SynopsisThe remote operating system is no longer supported.
DescriptionThe remote host is running Microsoft Windows 8. Support for this operating system by Microsoft ended January 12th, 2016.
Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain security vulnerabilities. Furthermore, Microsoft is unlikely to investigate or acknowledge reports of vulnerabilities.
SolutionUpgrade to a version of Microsoft Windows that is currently supported.