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Posts Tagged ‘windows xp’



If I Switch To Linux, Can I Keep My Icons?

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

Dennis is thinking about switching from XP to Ubuntu, but he has a question first. Can he keep his desktop icons? Continue reading

In The News 02-14-2014

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

In The News 02-14-2014: Microsoft gets a new CEO, XP’s market share actually grows as the end nears and a critical Flash Player update. Continue reading

Elliot wants to know if hackers will forget about XP’s vulnerabilities in a couple of years, making the system safe to use again. Continue reading

Did Microsoft Extend XP Support?

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Did Microsoft extend support for XP? Barry’s heard rumors and he wants to know what’s really going on. Continue reading

Why Not Just Improve XP?

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

William wants to know why Windows doesn’t just improve XP, why I say that Windows has actually adopted that strategy. Continue reading

How does a free alternative to Windows XP sound? With Microsoft pulling support, now’s the time to think about switching from Wndos to Linux. Continue reading

In The News: 01-31-2014

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

In The News 01-31-2014 – The majority of ATMs are still running XP, Verizon cuts data plan prices and good news for fans of the Windows 8 desktop mode. Continue reading

End Of XP Angst

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

The debate over the end of XP goes on. Why some people won’t switch and why they should. Continue reading

Can I Buy My Own Security For XP?

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Nina is hoping that she can buy her own security protection for Windows XP. We explain why that won’t work. Continue reading

End Of XP: New Computer Is Too Expensive

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Eleanor knows it’s time to upgrade from XP, but can’t afford a new computer. What are her options? Continue reading

Joyce wants to know if she can copy her files from XP to Windows 7. Continue reading

Enough With The XP Drama

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Suz says it’s time to stop the XP drama. She doesn’t think Windows updates or virus software are necessary. Continue reading

Will AVG Keep My XP Computer Safe?

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Alice is hoping AVG antivirus will keep her XP computer safe after Microsoft ends support. Continue reading

XP Hold-Out – What Are My Options?

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Jim doesn’t want to shell out $400 for a new computer for e-mail and web-browsing. We’ve got a less expensive solution. Continue reading

Stop Scaring People About XP!

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Luca says it’s time to stop scaring people about XP. We explain why we’re sounding the warning bells. Continue reading

In The News: 01-03-2014

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

In The News: Data use doubles, tablets take over and XP is still a pretty popular operating system. Continue reading

Windows 8.1 – Why Can’t It Run DOS?

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

Larry thinks there’s a lot wrong with Windows 8. We look at two of his complaints and offer possible work arounds. Continue reading

James wants to know if it will still be safe to use XP if you don’t have confidential information online. Continue reading

What Happens If I Keep Using XP?

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Vince wants to know what happens if he keeps on using Windows XP after Microsoft ends support. Continue reading

Microsoft Warns Of New XP Vulnerability

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Microsoft is warning about new reports of a vulnerability in a kernel component of Windows XP (and also in Windows Server 2003). Continue reading

Can I Save Important Data From My XP System?

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Charles is worried about losing important business data from his XP system when he upgrades. Continue reading

End OF XP: Do I Need A New Computer?

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

If you have XP, is it time to buy a new computer or is an upgrade possible? What you need to know. Continue reading

Caryl has limited mobility in her hands and wants suggestions on the best upgrade option for Windows XP. Continue reading

Can I Replace XP With Vista?

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Colin has an old copy of Vista still in the box. He wants to know if it’s okay to use it to replace XP. Continue reading

Robert can’t get Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant to run on an XP computer. We look at what might be causing the issue. Continue reading

Will Google Chrome Keep XP Safe?

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

John wants to know more about Google’s decision to extend Chrome XP support. Will it keep his computer safe? Continue reading

Windows XP – Denial, Anger & Acceptance

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Some XP users are taking the end of support for the system hard. We track the path from denial to acceptance. Continue reading

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