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Posts Tagged ‘XP lifecycle’



Is it possible to keep XP safe online? A few things to try to stay safer and why they may not be enough. Continue reading

A new survey shows that many people using XP say they were unaware Microsoft was ending security support. Continue reading

XP Security Update: Was It Real?

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Terry is wondering if an XP update notice he received is the real thing. Continue reading

Is XP Safe Just To Update Software?

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Nancy wants to know if it’s safe to take her XP computer online just to update software. Continue reading

Becky wants to know if the end of support for XP will affect her Windows 7 computer. Continue reading

Jacki has a notification that support for her version of Windows is ending and she wants to know what her options are. Continue reading

Learn how to run Ubuntu and Windows on the same computer in four easy steps. This is a great solution for those who don’t want to part with XP. Continue reading

Should I Block XP Users?

Monday, March 31st, 2014

With the end of XP security support, Brian wants to know if he should block e-mails from friends using XP. Continue reading

XP computers are 6 times more likely to be attacked than Windows 7 machines. The CEO of AVAST Security issues a warning about the dangers of using XP. Continue reading

XP – Don’t Shoot The Messenger

Monday, March 24th, 2014

We get a lot of angry letters from people who aren’t planning on giving up XP. Continue reading

End Of XP: What Do I Do?

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

Alisa is not happy with any of her options as support for XP comes to an end. We try to find the least painful solution for her situation. Continue reading

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

Is A Chromebook A Good XP Replacement?

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Can XP be replaced with the Chrome operating system? It depends on what you mean by replaced. 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

Am I Running XP?

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Learn the quickest way to find out if you’re running Windows 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

Is XP Hype Y2K All Over Again?

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Bill wonders if the end of XP concerns are a bunch of hype like Y2K. But was Y2K a bunch of hype? 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

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

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