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Windows 7 Still The Top OS

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Windows 7 is still the top OS, despite the offer of a free upgrade to 10. Continue reading

Can you keep a virtual XP machine in Windows 10? We check it out. Continue reading

Readers Speak Out : What OS Are You Using?

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

We break down our readers preferred operating systems and find that they stand out from the crowd. Continue reading

With the latest update to Chrome, Google is ending support for several operating systems. Continue reading

Windows 7 Is Still Top Operating System

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Windows 7 still rules the roost, but Windows 10 is coming on strong. Continue reading

Free Windows 7?

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Windows 10 is free for some users, is there a way to get a free version of Windows 7? Continue reading

Windows 10 On An XP PC?

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

Can Windows 10 run on an XP PC? Yes, but there are some catches. Continue reading

How Long Will Windows 7 Last?

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

How long until Microsoft pulls the security support plug on Windows 7? We look at the support lifecycle and how to extend it. Continue reading

TurboTax On Windows XP

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Will TurboTax run on XP? Why it may work and why you shouldn’t try it. Continue reading

Navy Spending Millions To Secure XP

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

The U.S. Navy Will Pay Microsoft Millions To Protect XP Continue reading

In The News 05-01-15

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

In The News 05-01-15 Chrome extends XP support, smart pants could keep you from walking into walls and L.A. schools sue over iPad curriculum. Continue reading

In The News 04-24-15

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

In The News 04-24-15: XP still ahead of Windows 8, a teen arrested for changing a teacher’s desktop background and Apple Watch launches big. Continue reading

No USB Printer Port? No Problem

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Still have an old LaserJet that works but won’t connect to your new computer? Find out how to keep using it! Continue reading

Did Microsoft Resume XP Security Updates?

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Maynard wonders if Microsoft has resumed security support for Windows XP. Continue reading

Henry fears that if he switches from XP, he’ll lose valuable Quicken data, but there could be an easy solution. Continue reading

Bug Targets VLC Player On XP

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

VLC Player users beware! A new bug targets the player on Windows XP systems. Continue reading

XP Forever

Monday, January 19th, 2015

Torrence loves Windows XP. He really loves it. What XP holdouts can do to stay safer. Continue reading

I Need To Switch From IE 8 To Firefox

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

Norma’s running Internet Explorer 8 and wants to upgrade to Firefox to bank online. Why she needs to think about switching more than her browser. Continue reading

In The News 12-12-14

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

In The News 12-12-14 Windows 8 rises as XP share falls, goodbye to Clip Art and new movies pirated after a Sony hack. Continue reading

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

How Do I Get Files Out Of The Prefetch Folder?

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

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

Radio Station Running XP Hijacked By Hackers

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

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

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