Eventually, the demise of Windows XP prompted Mark to take the plunge and upgrade all his hardware rather than risk the complications that may arise by continuing with an outdated operating system. Rather than wait until there were serious issues and mindful of having replacement hardware and a full re-installation of Clarity & Success at a period that was less stressful – imagine waiting until the Christmas period when the stress on older hardware simply grinds them to a halt and the upheaval is then at the worst time possible – he had a complete overhaul of his hardware just last week. Such was the transformation that Mark could not believe the advancement in operating system speed and hardware look since he first installed. “It’s like having an bad knee, it deteriorates over time but, as it’s gradual, you don’t notice it until you have it replaced, then you feel like you could run a marathon!” said Mark who could not believe how quickly his new hardware responded to every click and command. “You get used to making a click, then waiting a few seconds – it’s only when you make a click and the response is so fast you can hardly keep up that you realise how unproductive you may have become.