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Microsoft Caves and Patches Windows XP Again

Almost 16 years ago, Microsoft released one of their most successful operating systems to date. Windows XP was so successful and popular that when Microsoft ended support 3 ...

June 20, 2017 at 9:13 am by

Security Researcher Releases Free WannaCry Decryption Tool

The WannaCry ransomware – born out of an NSA hacking tool for Windows systems – caused havoc earlier this month. Business computer systems – the highest profile victims ...

May 20, 2017 at 4:02 pm by

Did Microsoft Write XP Patch Months Before WannaCry?

The WannaCry ransomware attack earlier this month proved to be a disaster for Windows XP users. In response, Microsoft patched its vulnerable operating systems – including ...

May 19, 2017 at 7:21 pm by

Woes Set to Worsen for Windows XP Users

Windows XP, Microsoft’s 15-year-old operating system, fell victim to massive ransomware attack during the last week. Services across Europe were hit, including the UK’s ...

May 14, 2017 at 7:09 pm by
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Windows XP Updated Following NHS Ransomware Attack

Three years after the official discontinuation of support, Microsoft is releasing a security patch for Windows XP. The announcement comes in the wake of the recent ...

May 13, 2017 at 1:55 pm by
10 Percent of Firefox Users Are Running Windows XP

Firefox 52 Release Marks End for Windows XP and NPAPI

After over a decade, the relationship between Windows XP and Firefox is finally coming to an end. With the roll-out of Firefox 52, Mozilla is releasing the final version of ...

March 11, 2017 at 9:55 am by

Blizzard Are Finally Ending Support For Windows Vista And XP

In a move that is hardly surprising, Blizzard is finally ending support for Windows Vista and XP. A post on the official forums over the weekend slipped by mostly unnoticed, ...

February 20, 2017 at 2:10 pm by
10 Percent of Firefox Users Are Running Windows XP

10 Percent of Firefox Users Are Running Windows XP

Mozilla Firefox has been a popular alternative to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer for well over a decade and employs the open source initiative. In recent years, the ...

December 19, 2016 at 9:00 am by

Chrome 50 Will Finally Drop Windows XP Support

One of the prices of great success is that they never go away even when you want them to. Microsoft has been dealing with this problem ever since they dropped Windows XP ...

April 15, 2016 at 4:00 pm by

Windows XP Still Powers 181 Million PCs

Microsoft XP is the operating system that just won’t die it seems. Even now, two years after support for Windows XP finally ended, it has been found that 181 million PCs ...

April 13, 2016 at 3:00 pm by

EA Origin Dropping Pre-Windows 7 Support

As many users undoubtedly learned the hard way with Windows XP, software support doesn’t last forever. This is doubly true of regular software which can often just drop ...

March 30, 2016 at 12:15 pm by

UK Nuclear Submarines Use Windows XP

Technology changes all the time, and operating systems are no different. From the era of DOS and punch cards to modern day touch screens and augmented reality, you can find ...

January 26, 2016 at 11:37 am by

Windows 8 To Stop Receiving Security Updates

Microsoft recently cut off support for their popular operating system, Windows 7. In light of this, you would think their later operating systems would have a little longer ...

January 12, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

Google Dropping Chrome Support for XP, Vista and OSX 10.8

Even when Microsoft dropped public support for Windows XP last year, many large organizations continued to pay for extended support. Not surprisingly, Google also continued to ...

November 11, 2015 at 12:00 pm by

Why You Shouldn’t Upgrade to Windows 10 Today

Introduction The launch date of Windows 10 has finally arrived after an extensive Beta testing period for users in the Windows Insider Program. Microsoft’s latest ...

July 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm by