Category Archives: Windows XP

PC price set to rise over this fiscal year

Everyone running Windows XP operating systems have to change their PCs before 8th April 2014. Support for Windows XP is being withdrawn by Microsoft, meaning no further updates or patches. That means vulnerable systems which means replace them quick. The … Continue reading

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Posted in 2013 June Issue 6, Hardware Advice, Kit (Hardware), Security (Keeping IT Safe), Windows 7, Windows XP | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Retirement Date for XP

I’ve been asked many times, “when will Windows XP retire?” The short answer is 8th April 2014. That is the date that Microsoft will stop releasing patches and stop supporting Windows XP as an operating system. If you want to … Continue reading

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Posted in 2012 Sept Issue 5, Operating Platforms, Security (Keeping IT Safe), Software Advice, Windows XP | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Upgrading from XP to Windows 7

In response to the many asking this question, yes if you are still running Windows XP you are not alone, I thought I should write a short article about your options and my suggestion. For those that want to cut to … Continue reading

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The end is nigh for Windows XP

Windows XP is still used extensively among businesses and schools. Largely because it works well. After all there have been over 300 patches and 3 service packs not to mention .net All this has made Windows XP a long runner. It … Continue reading

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Posted in 2012 August Issue 4, Hardware Advice, Security (Keeping IT Safe), Software Advice, Windows 7, Windows XP | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Print multiple files without having to save changes

I got a call yesterday that prompted this post. One of my clients often receives a batch of invoices in a zipped folder. (This time I think it was 92 invoices). So having to click NO to “Do you want … Continue reading

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Posted in 2012 August Issue 4, Handy Tip, Operating Platforms, Programs (Software), Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows XP | Tagged , , | Leave a comment