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Firefox 52 will be the last version for Windows XP & Windows Vista

Windows XP has been the darling of Windows users from more than a decade, in fact, most of the XP users are still very reluctant to upgrade. Microsoft themselves have ended the support for Windows XP more than two years […]

Google Chrome support for Windows XP will end from April 2016

Google Chrome has announced that it will be finally ending support for Windows XP and Windows Vista starting April 2016. Chrome will also stop supporting OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.7 Lion and 10.8 Mountain Lion. This move will hopefully […]

Microsoft Antimalware Support for Windows XP expires today

Microsoft Antimalware Support for Windows XP finally ends today. As announced last year, Redmond giant was providing the anti-malware updates for the security apps running on Windows XP till July 14, however, the support for Windows XP ended in April […]

Navy paying Microsoft $9 million per year to update Windows XP

Believe it or not, the U.S. Navy is still running its systems on Microsoft Windows XP, despite the software giant no longer providing security updates. However, in situations like these, money talks – $9 million per year to be specific. […]

Windows XP Custom Support Agreement Costs to double for second year

Windows XP has been officially retired. Yet it continue to lives – on Windows XP custom support agreement between companies and Microsoft. In case you did not know, Microsoft still has custom agreements with many companies for receiving critical updates […]

Microsoft fixes issue of un-bootable Windows XP machines

Recent definition updates for Microsoft Security Essentials caused some Windows XP machines to not boot. This issue has now been fixed by Microsoft. Microsoft Security Essentials made Windows XP machines un-bootable Microsoft has released its Antimalware Engine 1.1.10502.0 to all […]

The story behind the Windows XP Bliss wallpaper

Microsoft disconnected its support to its most used OS, Windows XP on April 8th, 2014. Microsoft therefore decided to bid a farewell to this OS in an innovative (and touching as well) way. They decided to publish the story behind […]

Microsoft launches Escape from XP game

To showcase the capabilities of Microsoft’s proprietary browser Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft has released a game titled Escape from XP, that also serves to remind users that Windows XP support ended on 8th April. Escape from XP game The game […]

Websites still using Windows XP OS for hosting, vulnerable to hackers

Although Microsoft has ended support for its age-old but still viable OS – Windows XP, thousands of websites continue its use for hosting purposes, opening themselves to hackers. Yes, it’s not just users who have refused to transition the old OS […]

Google wants Windows XP users to switch to Chromebook

The 12 year-old Microsoft XP OS support ended yesterday, forcing scores of Windows users to protect their aging systems either via third-party software installation or upgrade it to newer modern operating system. Both, Microsoft and Google see Windows XP’s end-of-life as […]

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Windows XP to get final bunch of security patches this Tuesday

Microsoft via its Security Bulletin Advance Notification announced that it will be shipping out updated versions of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool, security, Non-security and high-priority updates, this Tuesday, 8th April. 8th April is also the day Microsoft […]

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Microsoft Security Essentials too starts warning Windows XP users

Windows XP users may already have started seeing the pop-up message from Microsoft saying that Windows XP End of Support is on April 8th, 2014. This had alarmed some Windows XP users, who were not aware that Microsoft had pushed […]

Bank ATMs still not ready for XP Armageddon

In less than a month’s time we could see more computer machines installed in ATMs, running Windows XP or with Windows XP Support being exposed to potential threats. Why? Microsoft is pulling the plug on Windows XP on April 8. […]

Will you upgrade after Windows XP End of Support? See survey results

The latest findings on Windows XP reveal Microsoft’s most successful operating system – Windows XP might have trailed, but is certainly not out. A simple XP Support Survey conducted among Windows XP users from different geographical locations like USA, United Kingdom, Australia, […]

Microsoft pushes Windows XP End of Support deadline to July 2015, kind of

Microsoft has just announced that it is extending the support for Anti-Malware protection on Windows XP till July 2015. With this, Microsoft wants to bid more migration time to the existing Windows XP users. The decade old operating system Windows […]

Windows XP Zero-day vulnerability exploited to target Middle Eastern embassies

Back in November, Microsoft cautioned us about a zero-day vulnerability being in use to taint Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 operating systems. After further investigation, it has been found that this attack was primarily targeting 28 Middle Eastern embassies.  […]

Microsoft launches Windows XP End of Support Countdown Web Page

One of the most popular and widely used desktop operating system, Windows XP will be leaving us very shortly. In fact, Microsoft has made a count-down timer widget available on its website that tells us how long Windows XP will […]

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Microsoft launches website to help you migrate from Windows XP

Most are aware that Microsoft is soon going to end supports for Windows XP and Office 2003. There won’t be any support options, bug fixes or security updates for these Microsoft products after April 8, 2014. If you have not […]

Avira to support Windows XP, 1 year beyond End-of-Life

Avira AntiVir, one of the leading security software companies, who offer the very popular Avira Free antivirus software for Windows, has announced that it will continue to support and protect Windows XP computers, 1 year after the main stream support […]

Microsoft Updates Bing Desktop; Supports Windows XP and More Languages

Bing Desktop app previously enjoyed by only Windows 7 users is now available with all its modern versions. The latest update of Windows OS already brings a slew of Bing-powered apps, but the Bing Desktop app is somewhat like the […]

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Windows XP completes 11 years of success

One of the most stable and usable operating systems of its time, has completed its 11 years! Released To Manufacturing on 24 August 2001, Windows XP has been the bestselling operating system till now. Most of us have used it, experienced […]