Yes, they’re a pain to learn, and many of us are used to sticking with a mouse. Nevertheless, being familiar with even a handful of shortcuts will help you get around your system faster—plus it has the added benefit of making you feel like a power user.
The hack, as reported by ZDNet, fools Microsoft into thinking the system is running Windows Embedded POSReady 2009, a variant of XP that's used by ATMs and cash registers. Those systems will keep getting security updates until 2019.
Microsoft's Brandon LeBlanc posted a notice on the Windows Experience Blog reporting that Windows XP customers will no longer receive security or non-security updates through Windows Update or Microsoft Update.
Moving all your important files from Windows XP to your new computer may sound like just one more hassle.
From here on out, customers still clinging to the decrepit software will have to rely on third-party products to keep them somewhat safe from hackers.Security experts are already warning that customers should upgrade to a newer platform within the next month.
The latest development was spotted by security vendor Symantec, which has periodically written about a type of malicious software it calls “Ploutus” that first appeared in Mexico.
Transfer your data fast and easy with and external drive or a USB device.
The old XP closed on July with 49.8%, it’s 1.3-percentage point drop from June, Net Applications report us. Although XP still powers the most of Windows computers, although July's percentage means it has lost its majority status among all operating systems OS.
Do you remember the first time after installing your copy of Windows XP, How long did it took to realize that you don't know the administrator password?
I hardly remembered that it was about a week before I needed to make some changes in the file system.