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Posts Tagged ‘windows xp’



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

Ed wants to know if he can use a third-party company to provide support for XP when Microsoft ends support. Continue reading

When Does Windows XP Support End?

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Felix wants to know when support for Windows XP ends. We give the date and talk about why it’s important to upgrade. Continue reading

Ralph hopes third-party security apps will protect his XP computer after the end of MS support. Will they? We check it out. Continue reading

How Do I Get Internet Explorer Back?

Sunday, September 8th, 2013

Ginny had some work done on her computer and now she can’t find Internet Explorer. We help her get the program back. Continue reading

Microsoft is warning that Windows XP could become a security nightmare for users when support ends in April of 2014. Continue reading

How To Speed Up Windows: Part 3

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Part three of our series on Windows up to speed. Continue reading

Can I Copy A Windows 8 App To XP?

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Bill wants to know if he can copy an app from Windows 8 and put it on Windows XP. Continue reading

In The News 8-08-2013

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

In The News 8-08-2013 – Microsoft forced to rename SkyDrive, XP stays strong as Windows 8 inches up. Continue reading

Samuel wants to know if a virus app will keep his XP computer safe after Microsoft discontinues support. Continue reading

Can I Run PaintShop Pro X In Windows 8?

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Artha wants to know is she can run Corel PaintShop Pro X on a Windows 8 machine. We look at her options. Continue reading

Christa from Lake Charles, La writes: I have a Dell Dimension 3100 running Windows XP. I have not been able to use my system restore for awhile. Even if I just try to go back to the day before it says that my computer cannot be restored to that date. Please help. Continue reading

Can My Laptop Support Windows 7?

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Albert from Tx writes: I have a Panasonic CF-30 Toughbook, and now that XP is being dumped, I won\’t be able to get updates etc… What I need to know is there and upgrade that my laptop can support, its and awesome computer and I don\’t want to retire it yet.. Thanks Continue reading

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