Symantec preventing windows vista from updating
I'd tend to keep the vista pc as is as a spare/odd job device. If you do not need any software which is Windows based then go with a Google Chromebook.
You need to manually remove the Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 client from computers on Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 2008 operating systems (32-bit or 64-bit).
Before you begin this procedure, back up the Windows registry.
I myself am transitioning to Windows 10, but the Vista machines still both work well. I'll continue to run vista on one pc until it dies as I've some hardware & software not useable with later Windows.I fix computers, build computers, remove malware and setup home networks.If anyone plans on doing any type of online shopping or banking then you need to stay current on security. If you keep Vista passed April of 2017 then you will no longer get any Windows Updates. But using an outdated and unsupported operating system is a dangerous thing to do.