News tagged ‘windows xp’
Tuesday, 27 May 2014
A simple registry hack has been proven to trick Windows Update into providing updates to the already end-of-life Windows XP. But is it worth it?
Wednesday, 21 May 2014
Following Microsoft's decision to officially end support for Windows XP, China has decided to ban the use of Windows 8 on its government computers, citing that it was to ensure "computer security".
Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014
As of today, Microsoft has officially ceased support and technical service assistance for both Windows XP OS and Office 2003. If you haven't already switched to a newer OS, Microsoft is offering a free tool to help you transfer your files and settings.
Monday, 17 Mar 2014
Microsoft Ceases Support for Windows XP on 8 April, Launches Two Free Tools to Help Consumers Migrate
Microsoft is discontinuing support for the Windows XP OS and Office 2003 on 8 April 2014. Also, there will no more customer technical service assistance for Windows XP and Office 2003, which means that you will no longer receive the updates that help safeguard your PC from harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
Friday, 17 Jan 2014
Microsoft has announced plans to extend anti-malware support for Windows XP to 2015. This doesn’t mean the company has made a U-turn on its decision to end support for the venerable operating system on 8th April this year.
Thursday, 31 Oct 2013
According to Microsoft, Windows XP systems have an infection rate that's six times higher than Windows 8. And this is likely to increase once support for the 12-year old OS comes to an end next year.
Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013
According to data from Net Applications, market share of Windows 8, though increasingly steadily, is only at 3.31%. More than 80% of Windows users are still using Windows 7 and XP.
Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012
AMD's latest Catalyst drivers, 12.10 and 12.11 Beta both appear to have dropped support for Microsoft's Windows XP OS, with neither set of drivers mentioning the OS in its release notes.
Friday, 24 Aug 2012
McAfee scrambles to fix a recent glitch found on some of its antivirus updates. The bug has also caused a number of home users to lose Internet connectivity after the updates were applied.
Thursday, 12 Apr 2012
Microsoft has warned consumers and businesses that they will soon need to upgrade their Windows XP systems or face the consequences of running an unsupported OS.