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Posts Tagged ‘windows xp’



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

Unplugged XP

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Paul’s solution to end of XP support is to unplug from the Internet. We look at how this solution works. Continue reading

Where Can I Get A Copy Of Windows 8?

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Carrie wants to know where to get a licensed copy of Windows 8 and if she could use the Windows 7 that came with her laptop to upgrade her computer. Continue reading

Could Someone Else Save Windows XP?

Monday, November 18th, 2013

John wants to know if another company besides Microsoft might decide to take over XP. Continue reading

In The News 11-15-2013

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

In The News 11-15-2013 Roku adds Disney programming, Chrome extends XP support and Facebook resets passwords due to security breach. Continue reading

Why All The Hype Over End Of XP Support?

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Jeff wants to know why the end of support for Windows XP is getting more attention than the end of support for Windows 2000. Continue reading

John wants to know if an external hard drive is the best way to preserve files when he gets a new computer. We look at the options. Continue reading

Can I Upgrade My PC To OS X Mavericks?

Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

Marlynn wants to know if she can upgrade from Windows XP to OS X Mavericks. We explain why that just won’t work. Continue reading

Find out the difference between Standby and Hibernate and discover how to find the Hibernate feature in Windows XP. Continue reading

Max wants to know if his security software will still work when Windows XP support ends. Continue reading

Should I Upgrade From Vista?

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Randy wants to know if he needs to upgrade from Vista. Should he switch if he’s happy? Continue reading

Cheri wants to upgrade from Windows XP Pro to Windows 7 Pro, but first she needs an important question answered. Continue reading

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