Posts under XP tag.

WannaCrypt

WannaCrypt Patches for Windows XP, Windows 8, Windows Server 2003 released

WannaCrypt also termed as WannaCry and Wcry or Wcrypt, has already caused massive damage worldwide through its NSA-powered ransomware. The ransomware has reportedly attacked businesses, hospitals, railways stations, universities and many other organizations inflicting a major devastation. WannaCrypt ransomware targets […]

Linux alternatives to Windows XP

Microsoft, sometime ago decided to end support for older versions of Windows such as Windows XP. No more technical support and security updates for these versions in future signaled Microsoft’s intentions to encourage users to migrate to the latest version […]

Rollback XP

RollBack Rx XP: Secure and Protect Windows XP indefinitely

Windows XP users are looking for ways to secure their Windows XP installation as Microsoft has already ended support for this old, but popular operating system. There are several risks of staying with Windows XP now.  One way you can secure […]

Windows XP End of Life recommendations

Windows XP End of Life recommendations – What next!?

00.00.00. The countdown clock has stopped. Microsoft ends Windows XP support today, having already pushed the last bunch of Updates. If you have not yet updated your computer yet, you might want to update your Windows XP one last time! […]

PCmover Express for Windows Review and Screenshots

Since Windows XP end of support will occur on April, 18th, you may want to buy a new computer, as it will not be advisable to stay with Windows XP after end of support. When you buy a new computer, […]

Securing Windows XP after End Of Support April 2014

Securing Windows XP after Microsoft ends support in April 2014 is not going to be an easy job. In fact its going to be nearly impossible! StatCounter says Windows XP market share is around 19% whereas NetApplication says it is around […]

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The risks of staying with Windows XP after End Of Life

The Windows operating system commands 90% and the 11 year old Windows XP holds a chunk of it. StatCounter says Windows XP market share is around 19% whereas NetApplication says it is around 29%. Both have their own methodology of […]

Infographic: Happy Retirement Windows XP

Its always a magnificent past that inspires the vibrant future! For years, Microsoft has had success with the most loved Windows XP. However, the 12-old operating system for home and business desktops and personal computers will retire soon now (next […]

Acer unveils new dual boot Android – Windows XP Netbook

Acer has unveiled a new dual boot netbook having two operating systems installed; Google’s Android mobile software and Microsoft’s Windows XP OS in the same netbook.  The Acer Aspire One AOD255 netbook uses Android as a quick-booting operating system and […]

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Windows 7’s biggest rival: Windows XP SP3

Thanks to sales of the new Windows 7 operating system, revenue in Microsoft’s Windows division jumped 44% to $4.55 billion from $3.17 billion a year earlier as the recent fiscal fourth quarter ending report indicated. While there is a healthy […]

New security flaw could compromise older Windows Operating Systems

Microsoft was made aware Monday of a security flaw in older versions of Windows that could, if exploited, allow hackers to run malicious code on unsuspecting computers. The vulnerability is caused ‘due to a boundary error in the “UpdateFrameTitleForDocument()” function […]

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Microsoft-Spurned Researcher Collective Formed!

A group of security researchers, pissed off with the way Microsoft supposedly ‘treated‘ Tavis Ormandy, a Google engineer, for publicly disclosing a zero-day Windows XP Help Center vulnerability, currently being exploited in the wild, has come together to form the […]

Attacks on Windows XP Help and Support Center hole increase

On June 10th, Microsoft warned of a vulnerability in the Help and Support function of Windows XP SP2 or SP3. The vulnerability was first discovered by Google’s senior security researcher, Tavis Ormandy, who after notifying Microsoft of the vulnerability, released […]