2024 may well be the year we see the release of a rumored Windows 12 but it also represents a milestone in Windows history – 2024 marks a decade since the much-loved Windows XP reached end-of-support. Now, visionary concept creator AR 4789, who previously imagined […]
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Windows XP On SSD Why on earth would anyone want to install Windows XP in this day and age, let alone on an SSD? My answer is — why not? If you’re a tech enthusiast and more particularly if you have an interest in retro
Years ago, Norton Ghost was my imaging software until Windows 7 came along. The version I had was no longer compatible. That’s when I started using Macrium. I came across an old backup, a Norton Ghost image of a Windows XP system. I was going
Britain’s National Health Service Following the global cyber/ransomware attack this week, it transpires that the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is still using Windows XP on a reported 90% of its systems, even though XP has not officially been supported by Microsoft since April 2014.
If you have read any of my posts, you know I am all about moving forward with Windows 10. However, there are circumstances when that is not possible, particularly with Windows XP. Some proprietary programs or games just won’t work with an upgrade. Also, many
Do you remember Outlook Express? Of course you do, but that’s not the point here. There are times when you fix a computer and like some demented homing pigeon, the damn thing keeps coming back again as if it’s possessed. Well, this is exactly what
A friend of mine asked me to find a Windows 7 laptop for her. I have had success finding laptops at Best Buy in the past. I navigated to their laptop page. Once there, I planned on narrowing my search down to Windows 7 laptops.
After 12 years, countless installations, good times, and bad time Microsoft decided Windows XP (Home and Professional) had reached End Of Life (EOL). Since April 8th, 2014 Microsoft no longer supplies updates, or support, for Windows XP. Well, that isn’t exactly true. If you have
Apple Offers Cheaper, Faster MacBook Airs Apple introduced two new MacBook Airs on April 29th: an 11-inch laptop and 13-inch laptop, each available with either 128 GB or 256 GB of storage. These models are similar to previous generations but each costs $100 less than
Windows XP’s Fast-Approaching Demise It’s no secret that Windows XP’s life expectancy is a bit grim. April 8th, 2014 is the last breath of life XP will ever see. April 8th is also Patch Tuesday and that’s the breath of life I’m talking about. On
XP ‘End Of Support’ Popup End of support for Windows XP is now just around the corner, on 8th April. In fact, XP users should start receiving official End Of Support popup notifications as of now. Security concerns have been well documented but one well
Earlier last month we published an article dealing with the findings of a recent Microsoft security report and its implications for XP users, you can catch up with that article here: Microsoft Report Shows Why You Should Abandon XP Now. Somewhat unsurprisingly, that article elicited
Microsoft has recently released its latest Security Intelligence Report (SIR) which details, among other things, rates of malware infections across the various Windows operating systems. The report is entirely security related and not meant specifically as a vessel to encourage XP users to upgrade. However,
Renaming a load of files or folders in a sequential numbering order can be quite time consuming but it doesn’t have to be. Here is a quick and easy way to batch rename your files/folders giving them sequential numbers. First, line them up in the