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Posts Tagged ‘xp’



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

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

Jim wants to know why Microsoft won’t just give security software companies all the knowledge they need to defend XP. Continue reading

Learn more about Wine – a program that allows you to run Windows programs o Linux Ubuntu. 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

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

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

Jay is missing the crucial drop-down menu arrow in Outlook.com and he can’t upgrade IE to fix it. We look for solutions. Continue reading

Why Keep XP?

Monday, May 20th, 2013

If you’re not using an old computer, is it necessary to keep the operating system on the old machine? The answer is “yes” if you want to run programs, but “no” if you want to remove the drive to use as an external drive to store documents. Continue reading

How to Format Your PC

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

This article is going to provide how to format your PC based on whether you are using Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 using their respective installation CD’s. Continue reading

Some viruses hide your files, and sometimes this remains in effect even after the virus has been removed. You can restore those hidden files using this nifty command prompt trick, though. Check it out! Continue reading

Regular PC Maintenance Tips

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Juan, from Albuquerque NM asks:

I like to perform monthly maintenance on my PCs and I’d like some advice from you regarding getting this task done? I’m using windows Vista and 7. I already clear temp files, cookies, and other basic items.



Juan, maintaining your computer is like maintaining a car. The more you look after it, the better it will run… Continue reading

Adjusting AutoPlay

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Daniel from Kentucky asks:

For some reason, AutoPlay no longer works on my computer. Also, when I connect a thumb drive, the computer recognizes that it’s connected, but I can’t access it. Any idea what’s going on?

The simplest explanation for why AutoPlay no longer functions on your computer could be that this feature has been disabled. This could… Continue reading

Navigating the Registry

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Thomas from Santa Clara, California writes:

There is something I have to do by going into the registry and it makes me nervous. I have never done anything with the registry before and all I hear is to stay out of it. Plus, I don’t know how to “navigate to a key” and I don’t even know what a key is. Can you help me with

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