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Posts Tagged ‘windows 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

This tip explains how to take ownership of files to move them out of the Prefetch folder in Windows XP. 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

Is It Safe To Delete My Bank Information?

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Marie wants to know if deleting her bank info from her desktop will affect the information on her laptop. Continue reading

How Many People Still Use Vista?

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Barbara wants to know how many people still use Windows Vista. We check out the stats. 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

Does Anyone Still Use Windows?

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Samara wants to know if anyone is still using Windows. We’ve got the surprising numbers. 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

Microsoft Security Essentials is still updating for XP. So it’s safe, right? Continue reading

Windows XP, 7 & 8 On The Same Computer?

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Is it possible to have Windows XP, 7 and 8 on the same computer? Learn how to make it possible. Continue reading

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

“NTLDR Is Missing” Error Message

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Find out what the NT Loader error message means and how to fix it. Continue reading

In The News 06-06-14

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

In The News 06-06-14 The security app that grabs selfies of thieves, Windows 7 gets more popular and Amazon feuds with a big publisher. 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

Upgrading to Windows 8

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Ready to make the jump to Windows 8? How to upgrade from XP. Continue reading

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

More XP File Transfer Tips

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Find out how to save your data when upgrading from an outdated Windows XP computer. Continue reading

Part 3 of our special series on transferring files from XP to Windows 7. Continue reading

Making the move to a new operating system can be a challenge, but there are ways to make it a little easier. In part 2 of our special series we look at how Windows Easy Transfer can help you make the move from XP to Windows 7. Continue reading

Learn how to use Windows Easy Transfer to move from XP To Windows 7. Continue reading

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

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