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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

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

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