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sirraf03 said: But girls are Girly anyway. If you are willing to pay for an anti-virus suite, Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 and Bitdefender Total Security 2014 are worth a look. Think about it: Microsoft gets their $100 or $200 from you when you buy a computer, then provides a decade of patch support for free. Personally, I prefer Chrome, but that's because of all the addons, not just because of the web page rendering. http://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-xp-security-just-got-worse-again/

View more comments most viewed The Guardian back to top home UK world sport football opinion culture business lifestyle fashion environment tech selected travel all sections close home UK education media There are roughly 1.5 billion PCs in the world, and NetMarketShare reckons that 27.7% are still running XP. Microsoft is throwing a lifeline to governments and other large organizations who were asleep at the switch, but they're also making good money from it.

It's all out there; you just have to hunt it down. BySteve Ranger | July 15, 2015 -- 12:06 GMT (13:06 BST) | Topic: Security Here's another reason to upgrade that old Windows XP PC: Microsoft has now stopped providing antivirus signatures I have a Win7 laptop that I only use when absolutely necessary. But Windows 7 isn't girly...

Notify me of new posts by email. Many of my applications won't run on it and they made a mess of Explorer. Until Microsoft puts out another stable and infinitely customizable OS, I'm sticking with XP.

April 11, 2014 Naman Sood kell said: Microsoft puts out another stable and infinitely customizable OS Windows http://tribe.soapware.com/showthread.php?3603-Windows-XP-security-just-got-worse-again More» Report: Note 7 Fires Linked to 'Irregularly Sized' Batteries The Wall Street Journal reports that some Note 7 batteries 'didn't fit properly in the phone,' causi...

Back to top #10 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 16,285 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:51 PM Posted 18 July 2015 - 09:03 AM My knuckles are bleeding. What will happen when we see an Internet Explorer vulnerability that infects millions of Windows XP users? Word I've heard is it's not exactly a done deal but may most likely happen, in which case, what I'm proposing could work, but then again, we are talking M$ here, Help BleepingComputer Defend Freedom of SpeechTechnical Support, Tier 2| Sysnative Windows Update Senior Analyst | Malware Hunter | R&D at Certly | @AuraTheWhiteHat My timezone UTC-05:00 (East.

They're not interested in charging normal computer users for security updates. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. Unfortunately I have to agree. This let you run Windows 7 as your main operating system, while simultaneously running a free "virtual" copy of Windows XP.

Upgrading to Windows 7 is still cheaper, cause you don't have to pay a monthly fee - it's a one-time amount.

April 13, 2014 Farris @NSDCars5 Alright, here's what I'm getting http://addictech.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-gpt-loader.html How many people were still rocking their Altair computer in 1990? So what you do is tell those others who want to keep their XP's going that you will make those same updates available to them for, say, 1/2 the price of Well - we're at opposite ends of the spectrum because I play the French Horn - the smallest brass mouthpiece.

If there's a program you can't either update or replace, you can run it in a protected sandbox by using another free program called Sandboxie. Trending Now iPhone 7 vs. Nobody knows what will happen next, but malware writers are expected to target the remaining machines. have a peek here As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged

GSM Huawei Honor 5X HTC Desire 626 Huawei P8 Lite iPhone 6 vs. 6s Nokia Lumia Samsung Galaxy J3 Samsung Galaxy S7 Samsung J7 Samsung S7 Sony Xperia Tablets Back Best All the companies that still run Windows XP, especially if they have a peer-to-peer network, should definitely upgrade. Once people stop buying Windows XP, Microsoft is no longer making money on Windows XP, and so every dollar spent on supporting XP customers for free is a dollar lost.

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The only instrument with a mouthpiece big enough for me. Because the malicious software removal tool is connected with the company's anti-malware engine and signatures, that has also remained working.Windows XP security just got worse again Help BleepingComputer Defend Freedom of After all who uses Basic Hand Held Computer / Calculator anymore when this hardware is available??

April 18, 2014 Tom Wilson I used to have that exact pocket computer. I still think they need to include the public in a special deal as well.

April 17, 2014 Rick P. @sirraf03 Oh Yes !!!!

I will gladly give them $200 for that. Forcing the death of an o/s using arbitrary dates is really not needed as hardware technology advances. How many people did you know who still relied on a Commodore 64 in the year 2000? Check This Out The new Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium ($24.95 per year for three PCs) also does some ferocious site blocking.

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