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Posts Tagged ‘windows xp’



Can I Upgrade From XP On My Own?

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Olive wants to know if she has everything in place to upgrade from XP to Windows 7 or should she call in a pro? Continue reading

End Of XP: Don’t Be Flip About It

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Pat thinks we don’t get how serious the end of XP support is for XP users. We explain why we’re being pretty blunt about he situation and what the options are. Continue reading

Ninety-five percent of ATMs are still running XP. So will Microsoft extend support? Continue reading

Microsoft has a stern warning for Security Essentials users still running XP. Continue reading

If I Remove Browsers, Can I Keep XP?

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Vivienne wants to know if she can keep using XP offline. We break down the rules she must follow. Continue reading

Running a Dual Boot with Ubuntu and XP

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

A way to safely run XP without losing your Internet access. How a dual-boot with Ubuntu makes it possible. Continue reading

The Most Important Tech Tip Of All

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

What’s the most important tech tip of all? Samantha says she’s not tech-savvy, find out why we say she actually has the most important tech skill out there. Continue reading

Bruce wants to know if switching to Google Chrome will protect XP after Microsoft ends support or would it just provide a false sense of security? Continue reading

Shayne wants to know if he can still use his XP computer as a video transfer station. Continue reading

Do I Need A Router?

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Victor plans to use his his Windows XP computer strictly offline and wants to know if he needs a router. Continue reading

In The News: 02-21-2014

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

In The News 02-21-0214 – Microsoft says help your friends switch from XP, Windows looks to challenge Kindle and the most dangerous malware ever. Continue reading

Replace XP With Linux Ubuntu: Part 3

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

We wrap up our tutorial on replacing Windows XP with Linux Ubuntu. Continue reading

Why Stop XP Support?

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

A lot of you want to know why Microsoft is stopping XP support. But I have a question for you. Continue reading

Replacing XP With Linux Ubuntu: Part 2

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Replacing Windows XP with Linux Ubuntu: part 2 of our special series Continue reading

How Can I Copy Files From XP To Windows 7?

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Max wants to know how he can copy files from his Windows XP computer to his new Windows 7 model without deleting them from the XP system. Continue reading

Replacing XP With Linux Ubuntu: Part 1

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Thinking about replacing XP with Linux Ubuntu? We walk you through the process step-by-step. Continue reading

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

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