After talking to a number of current XP users, we’ve reached one major conclusion: For many of them, PCs aren’t snazzy tech gadgets, but home appliances that still work just fine. Beyond that there’s suspicion toward Windows 8, migration hassles and costs, personal preference, and a heavy dose of skepticism about the fundamental insecurity of Windows XP.
Also of note is that Outlook Express doesn’t come with newer versions of Windows. People who use Outlook Express probably set it up with POP years ago, so the migration would be a pain.
What is the stock mail program on Windows these days? Does it even have one?