Posts Tagged ‘Windows XP’

You can now try and decrypt or patch WannaCry ransomeware attack on Windows, well sort of anyway. Here are the details.

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An iPhone 7 on iOS 10.2.1 and hacked to boot and run Windows XP has been shown off in a video, including details on how to set the hack up.

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Here’s how you can install Windows XP or Linux on your iPhone or iPad. Complete details and video tutorial can be found here.

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Recently, Microsoft officially ended support for Windows XP to the general public, but along with certain government agencies, those running the Windows Embedded Industry variant of the OS will also continue to get updates until 2019. Formerly known as Windows Embedded POSReady, it’s based on Windows XP Service Pack 3, and since the updates are perfectly compliant with the end user version of Windows XP, you too can benefit from these security fixes.

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Last month, Microsoft finally ceased support for its antiquated Windows XP operating system, offering a series of deals and trade-in solutions for those looking to grab something a little more contemporary. But while the end of official support was also said to apply to security fixes, the software giant has reneged on this by patching a known Internet Explorer flaw on all versions of Windows – XP included.

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Security isn’t the kind of thing you should play fast and loose with, and the same goes for security online. In a day and age where we manage almost all of our lives on the Internet, having a computer, phone or tablet that’s potentially open to mischievous entities is far from ideal, but that’s the position users of Internet Explorers find themselves in today.

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After well over a decade of service, Microsoft has officially ended support for Windows XP, meaning that no further updates will be released from here on in.

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Net Applications has just released its monthly NetMarketShare statistics, and with Windows 8.1 on the horizon, it throws up some rather interesting findings regarding adoption rates of currently available versions of the Redmond company’s platform. Notably, Windows 8 usage seems to have seen a significant upturn, with a leap from 5.42 percent to 7.65 percent worldwide during the month of August alone. Meanwhile, Windows XP, which still enjoys a healthy market share despite its age, dipped from 37.19 percent to 33.66 percent.

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An operating system upgrade is always worth having, in my opinion. Newer changes are almost always valuable, and the ability to utilize the latest technology on your smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop is a much-needed benefit. Similar holds true for Windows – the world’s most used PC operating system – where Windows 8 is the latest and greatest in the choices that you have. A lot of people have their issues with the operating system, but that isn’t stopping Microsoft from making constant updates to the OS, making it even better than before. I leave the debate of how useful Windows 8 is at that, and come to something that’s actually limited in the operating system: backward compatibility. Up until Windows 7, Microsoft allowed users to run applications that were compatible with, say, Windows XP, but that has been taken out in the latest iteration of Windows.

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If you’re using a desktop computer and it is powered by Windows 7, then you and your computer are now, almost three years after its release in late 2009, part of the majority. Yes, according to the latest statistics, Windows 7 is the most popular desktop operating system today. Check out the details after the jump.

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Do you live your life on Facebook but happen to be unfortunate enough to be forced to use either Windows Vista or XP? Maybe you’ve got some bespoke hardware or software that needs one of Microsoft’s older operating systems in order to function, but still need to be able to keep in touch with everyone via the modern wonder that is Facebook. Well, you’re in luck.

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Of the many upcoming entries to the technology fray, Windows 8 is by far one of the most anticipated. The Consumer Preview dropped in February to critical acclaim, and although there’s nothing particularly amiss with the current Windows 7, consumers are still pretty eager to sink their teeth into the Metro interface.

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