april 8 2014  // Posts tagged as "april 8 2014"

Windows XP Registry Tweak Lets Users Continue Receiving Software Updates

May 22nd 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

Windows XP Registry Tweak Lets Users Continue Receiving Software Updates

Windows XP died on April 8, 2014. That was the day Microsoft picked as the last Windows XP update ever. Except it wasn’t, really. Microsoft has suspended updates for regular Windows XP users, which means those users are prone to security threats, exploits, malware, and other serious problems. However, governments around the world have decided to pay Microsoft millions of dollars to cont

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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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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 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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Windows XP Remains Above 25% Market Share as Aging OS Nears Its D-Day

Jan 10th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Windows XP Remains Above 25% Market Share as Aging OS Nears Its D-Day

In April, 2014, Windows XP as we know it will be forever changed. Microsoft is officially removing support for Windows XP in April 2014, at which point the operating system will begin being attacked by hackers and malicious forces from all over the world. April 8, 2014, is the date on which support officially ends. It’s also the date that can accurately be called D-Day for Windows XP. The

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On April 8, 2014, Windows XP Will Become a Hacker’s Heaven

Aug 16th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

On April 8, 2014, Windows XP Will Become a Hacker’s Heaven

Windows XP is well over ten years old. In spite of its age, there are still millions of Windows XP users out there. Microsoft no longer sells new Windows XP licenses, but the operating system holds up remarkably well against newer OSes like Windows 7 and Windows 8. That’s going to change very soon. On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will officially retire Windows XP, which means that the company wil

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