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Posts Tagged ‘End of XP’



Extended XP Security?

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Is an offer to keep XP safe for $59 bucks a year real? We check it out. Continue reading

Windows XP may be running on less that 25% of systems, but it accounts for 52% of computers infected with botnets. Continue reading

We check out Linux Mint, an OS that could help you revive an old PC. Continue reading

Three radio stations running on Windows XP were hijacked by hackers demanding money. Continue reading

Should I Bank With XP

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Anita is still doing her online banking on an XP system. She wants to know if it’s safe. Continue reading

Things To Consider Before Dual-Booting Ubuntu

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Larry is considering a dual-boot with XP and Ubuntu. Before he makes the move, there’s something he should think about. Continue reading

In The News 08-15-14

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

XP Share Dips Below 25%

Windows XP can still be found on just under 25% of computers accessing the Internet, according to NetMarketShare.  That’s down from just under 40% in July of 2013. 

Security support for the XP ended back in April and users have been slow to let go.  Windows 7 is the most popular operating system, found on 51% of

Which Anti-Virus Is Best For XP?

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Tom is still holding on to XP and wants to know what the best security options are. He’s probably not going to like the answer. Continue reading

Should I switch from XP?

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Should you still be using XP? How can you switch? Continue reading

In The News 05-09-2014

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

In The News 05-09-2014: Would-be Facebook hackers get hacked themselves, XP still strong and Google wants to help you out with your baby – for a fee. Continue reading

Is it possible to keep XP safe online? A few things to try to stay safer and why they may not be enough. Continue reading

A new survey shows that many people using XP say they were unaware Microsoft was ending security support. Continue reading

Can I Get Anti-Virus For Linux Mint?

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Terri wants to know what type of anti-virus she needs for her Linux Mint operating system. Continue reading

XP Security Update: Was It Real?

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Terry is wondering if an XP update notice he received is the real thing. Continue reading

Is XP Safe Just To Update Software?

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Nancy wants to know if it’s safe to take her XP computer online just to update software. Continue reading

Becky wants to know if the end of support for XP will affect her Windows 7 computer. Continue reading

Windows Upgrade Options For XP Users

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

What’s your best upgrade option from XP? We compare Windows 7 and 8. Continue reading

Jacki has a notification that support for her version of Windows is ending and she wants to know what her options are. Continue reading

In The News 04-05-2014

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

In The News 04-05-2014: Windows XP is still on nearly 30% of desktops, Twitter allows photo tags and the first case of WhatsAppitis is diagnosed. Continue reading

Why Did Microsoft Let XP Go On So Long?

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Lloyd wants to know why Microsoft continued to support XP so long, since it has more security issues than newer operating systems. Continue reading

Learn how to run Ubuntu and Windows on the same computer in four easy steps. This is a great solution for those who don’t want to part with XP. Continue reading

Should I Block XP Users?

Monday, March 31st, 2014

With the end of XP security support, Brian wants to know if he should block e-mails from friends using XP. Continue reading

Can a Kindle Fire make up for an XP computer not being able to go online for security purposes? Continue reading

In The News 03-28-2014

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

In The News for 3-28-2014: Sprint expands LTE service, Microsoft offers $50 bucks to switch from XP and YouTube plans kid-friendly channel. Continue reading

XP computers are 6 times more likely to be attacked than Windows 7 machines. The CEO of AVAST Security issues a warning about the dangers of using XP. Continue reading

XP – Don’t Shoot The Messenger

Monday, March 24th, 2014

We get a lot of angry letters from people who aren’t planning on giving up XP. Continue reading

End Of XP: What Do I Do?

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

Alisa is not happy with any of her options as support for XP comes to an end. We try to find the least painful solution for her situation. Continue reading

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