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Google will support Chrome for XP until end of the year
Google will support Chrome for XP until end of the year
A year ago, Microsoft stopped support for their decade-old Windows XP operating system, meaning the millions of users still running the OS are ...... 19 Apr 2015 - 2 comments
You can continue to get Windows XP updates (kinda) if you are willing hack your registry
You can continue to get Windows XP updates (kinda) if you are willing hack your registry
If you are one of millions who really, really, really do not want to upgrade from the ancient Windows XP operating system, a simple registry ...... 31 May 2014 - 24 comments
Microsoft updates Windows XP for critical Internet Explorer bug despite end of life
Microsoft updates Windows XP for critical Internet Explorer bug despite end of life
Last week, we reported that Microsoft had confirmed a zero-day vulnerability that put a large portion of the world's computer users at risk. ...... 02 May 2014 - 20 comments
IRS misses Windows XP upgrade deadline, must pay millions to Microsoft for security patches
IRS misses Windows XP upgrade deadline, must pay millions to Microsoft for security patches
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has confirmed that it could not migrate all of its computers from Windows XP in time for the April 8th ...... 14 Apr 2014 - 12 comments
Brits pay millions to continue Windows XP usage in public services
Brits pay millions to continue Windows XP usage in public services
The British government has reportedly signed a milti-million pounds deal with Microsoft to continue using Windows XP in public services across the island. ...... 06 Apr 2014 - 40 comments
Microsoft will buy back your Windows XP machine to give you a discount on a new Surface Pro 2, select Win 8 PCs
Microsoft will buy back your Windows XP machine to give you a discount on a new Surface Pro 2, select Win 8 PCs
Microsoft has announced this week that it will give you $100 off a new Surface Pro 2 or select new PCs valued at $599 or more if you decide ...... 23 Mar 2014 - 4 comments
Microsoft to use pop-ups to warn Windows XP users of pending end of support for the OS, makes migration software free
Microsoft to use pop-ups to warn Windows XP users of pending end of support for the OS, makes migration software free
Windows XP's end is nigh. The aging operating system will soon lose support from Microsoft, and the company has announced two initiatives ...... 03 Mar 2014 - 29 comments
95 percent of ATMs run on Windows XP and XP loses Microsoft support in April
95 percent of ATMs run on Windows XP and XP loses Microsoft support in April
On April 8th, Microsoft will end their support of the ancient Windows XP operating system, and with that deadline comes an interesting time ...... 20 Jan 2014 - 16 comments
Windows XP malware infections will spike after April 2014
Windows XP malware infections will spike after April 2014
If you are still clinging to Microsoft's 12 year old Windows XP, you might want to consider planning an upgrade before April. On April 8, ...... 02 Nov 2013 - 1 comment
Google will support Chrome browser for Windows XP through 2015
Google will support Chrome browser for Windows XP through 2015
Despite Microsoft ending support for its old Windows XP operating system, Google will not give up on their Chrome browser, issuing updates until ...... 16 Oct 2013 - 2 comments
405 million users still running aged Windows XP operating system
405 million users still running aged Windows XP operating system
Microsoft may have finally turned a corner in its ongoing efforts to move users away from the aged Windows XP operating system. While most ...... 29 Sep 2013 - 28 comments
Windows 7 surpasses Windows XP in Web traffic
Windows 7 surpasses Windows XP in Web traffic
According to the latest numbers from research firm Net Applications, Windows 7 has surpassed Windows XP in global Web traffic among desktop OS. ...... 03 Oct 2012 - 1 comment
Next Photoshop to drop Windows XP support
Next Photoshop to drop Windows XP support
According to one source, Adobe's current Photoshop CS6 will be the last version of the editing software to support Windows XP. The post cites ...... 18 Sep 2012 - 7 comments
Google killing support for Internet Explorer 8 in November
Google killing support for Internet Explorer 8 in November
Google has announced this weekend that it will be officially discontinuing support for Internet Explorer 8 for all of its web services starting ...... 16 Sep 2012 - 5 comments
Symantec update bricks some PCs
Symantec update bricks some PCs
Symantec, the maker of anti-virus software, has confirmed that an update to its popular Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 and Norton anti-virus ...... 16 Jul 2012 - 21 comments
Windows XP update causes loop of .NET updates
Windows XP update causes loop of .NET updates
Microsoft getting calls over infinite update loop. The problem seems to be with updates KB2633880, KB2518864 and KB2572073 on Windows XP. ...... 23 May 2012 - 5 comments
Microsoft reminds customers of impending end of support for Windows XP
Microsoft reminds customers of impending end of support for Windows XP
Microsoft has reminded its customers this week of Windows XP's impending end of life. Support for Windows XP SP3 will be dropped on April ...... 11 Apr 2012 - 38 comments
Windows XP sees its share fall under 50 percent, finally
Windows XP sees its share fall under 50 percent, finally
It has taken awhile, but Windows XP's global market share has finally fallen under 50 percent, to 49.69 percent. Despite the fall, the OS ...... 03 Aug 2011 - 19 comments
Windows 7 surpasses Windows XP in share, in U.S.
Windows 7 surpasses Windows XP in share, in U.S.
According to the latest StatCounter analytics, Windows 7 has finally surpassed the aging Windows XP in American usage share. As of April ...... 12 Apr 2011 - 8 comments
Mozilla surprised by Microsoft's abandonment of XP support in IE9
Mozilla surprised by Microsoft's abandonment of XP support in IE9
Mozilla has expressed surprise after hearing that Microsoft had abandoned support for Windows XP with the release of Internet Explorer 9. ...... 22 Mar 2011 - 68 comments
Net Applications: Windows 7 hits 20 percent share
Net Applications: Windows 7 hits 20 percent share
Web use measurement vendor Net Applications has revealed that Windows 7 crossed a 20 percent share mark last month, an accomplishment not ever ...... 04 Jan 2011
     

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