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Personal computers (PCs) and operating systems: FOI release

Published: 16 Oct 2017
Directorate:
Digital Directorate
Part of:
Public sector

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

FOI reference: FOI/17/02146
Date received: 20 September 2017
Date responded: 12 October 2017

Information requested

1. The number of PCs that are in use in your organisation,

2. The number of PCs that are running Windows XP,

3. The number of PCs that are running an older operating system than XP (i.e. 2000, 98)

4. If your organisation has a planned date for the total phase out of Windows XP?

Response

1. There are 11,667 PCs in use in the Scottish Government

2. There are no PCs running Windows XP in the Scottish Government

3. There are no PCs running an older operating system than Windows XP in the Scottish Government

4. All PCs that had Windows XP operating system were upgraded to Windows 7 or higher in 2012.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses

Contact

Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Published:
16 Oct 2017
Personal computers (PCs) and operating systems: FOI release