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5 Cool Things to Do With Your Old Windows XP PC

Apr 10th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

5 Cool Things to Do With Your Old Windows XP PC

Windows XP is dead and gone and most smart PC users have disconnected their old computers. Of course, not everybody has disconnected their Windows XP PC. And not everybody wants to throw an old computer into the trash. With that in mind, there are a number of cool things you can do with your old Windows XP PC without exposing it to vulnerabilities: 5) Use it as an offline computer There ar

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Five Year Old Hacks Xbox One Security Hole, Microsoft Rewards Him and Fixes Flaw

Apr 9th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Gaming | 0 Comment

Five Year Old Hacks Xbox One Security Hole, Microsoft Rewards Him and Fixes Flaw

The Xbox One is a highly sophisticated console created in 2014 by some of the brightest tech minds in the world. All of those minds were defeated by a five year old boy from San Diego. A young boy named Kristoffer hacked into his dad’s Xbox One console by filling his password field with blank spaces. After typing in a wrong password for his dad’s Xbox One account, the Xbox One redirects

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Windows XP Isn’t Dead for Everyone After April 8 2014

Apr 4th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Windows XP Isn’t Dead for Everyone After April 8 2014

April 8, 2014 was the final day of life for Windows XP. From that date forward, the operating system will be exceptionally vulnerable to attacks and viruses. If you’re still reading this on a Windows XP machine after April 8, 2014, then you need to upgrade your OS as soon as possible. Not next week, not in a few days – now! You’re putting yourself at risk of identity theft and other major

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Who Will Still Use Windows XP After April 2014? Unfortunately, 95% of ATMs

Mar 23rd 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Who Will Still Use Windows XP After April 2014? Unfortunately, 95% of ATMs

April 8, 2014 is the death date for Windows XP. As you may already know, Microsoft is ending its support for Windows XP on that date, which opens the OS to a dangerous range of hackers, cybercriminals, malware attacks, and other problems. That means that nobody in their right minds should be using Windows XP after April 8, 2014. Unfortunately, Windows XP continues to be one of the world’s

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Still Using Windows XP? Microsoft Wants to Pay You $50 to Switch

Mar 21st 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Still Using Windows XP? Microsoft Wants to Pay You $50 to Switch

On April 8, 2014, Windows XP will effectively die. Unfortunately, there are still millions of people around the world using Windows XP PCs every single day. These people are about to be exposed to zero-day attacks and a never-ending series of viruses, malware, and identify theft complaints. Want to avoid all of these problems? Microsoft wants to help. Microsoft recently announced a Window

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Microsoft Releases OneNote for Free on Windows and Mac OS

Mar 17th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Microsoft Releases OneNote for Free on Windows and Mac OS

OneNote is one of the most unique Microsoft software programs available today. It allows users to scribble, type, and paste notes into an application and then share those notes with all connected devices. There are free OneNote apps for Android, iOS, Windows 8, and Windows Phone. However, users of other Windows PCs and Mac OS computers are generally forced to pay for an Office subscription in o

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4 Ways Microsoft Office Will Change in 2014

Mar 15th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

4 Ways Microsoft Office Will Change in 2014

Microsoft Office is facing an identity crisis. Over the last 20 years, Office hasn’t changed a whole lot. Excel still creates great spreadsheets and Word still makes awesome documents – just like it did in 1996. But the world around us has changed considerably. Office is facing competition from free open-source competitors like OpenOffice, LibreOffice, and Google Drive. At the same time, mo

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Microsoft About to Release Last Security Patch for Windows XP

Mar 11th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Microsoft About to Release Last Security Patch for Windows XP

If you’re the type of person to get emotional over the death of an operating system, then prepare to shed a few tears over the coming weeks. On April 8, 2014 – less than a month from now – Windows XP will receive its last patch. That means no more Patch Tuesday security updates and no more software improvements or fixes. More importantly, that means open season on all existing Windows

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How to Easily Check If You’re Running Windows XP

Mar 7th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

How to Easily Check If You’re Running Windows XP

If you’re reading this article, then I assume you’re a competent PC user. After all, you’ve managed to open a website, click on various links, and end up at this article. Good for you. Most competent PC users know which operating system they’re currently running. However, there is a small minority of users who have no idea which operating system they’re currently running. That

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Microsoft May Release Free Version of Windows 8.1

Mar 4th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Microsoft May Release Free Version of Windows 8.1

Microsoft is the only major company still selling operating systems to users. Other popular operating systems – like Android – are free, while some – like Apple’s Mac OS – are generally included within the cost of a computer with free upgrades. Microsoft may be changing that model slightly over the coming months as it plans to release a free version of Windows 8.1. That’s what th

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