Windows has an unfixable security flaw. That’s the frightening conclusion of this researcher, who says he can inject code—at will—into browsers and other Windows apps. It affects all versions of Windows released in the past 16 years, he says. And it can’t be patched, without breaking legitimate desktop apps. It could be bad for containerized server workloads, too…
Because Windows XP will never really go away, this week’s other news includes an EU “I told you so” to the US DOJ and FTC, Google’s Chrome support extension for Windows XP, a major delay for SharePoint 2016, the Apple Watch launch that wasn’t, Google adds handwriting support to Android, Nokia buys rival and sets […]
How many PCs do you have running Windows XP? Find out how to easily get that info using PowerShell in this Ask an Admin.
It’s time to make a move! Learn how to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 in this handy tutorial.
In this quick Ask an Admin, discover how to use backup in Windows XP to create a full backup of your PC.
Microsoft support for Windows XP ends on April 8th, 2014. Are you ready to see this OS ride into the sunset? Read our guide for some tips on the transition.
Windows XP ends its user support in April 2014. Don’t be left in the dust! Learn why you should migrate from Windows XP to Windows 7 right now.
Replicating Windows XP Mode functionality much? Learn to enable RemoteApp in Windows XP SP3 in this article!
Many IT departments are keeping Windows XP and will likely stick with the OS when support for the legacy OS expires in April 2014. Read our 3 tips on making the most out of Windows XP.
How can I install Windows XP Pro on my computer? As a Microsoft Windows support professional, one of your tasks may be to install the operating system. This article provides a step-by-step tutorial on installing Windows XP Pro. Windows Vista Update: We’ve recently added similar instructions for how to install Windows Vista Step #1: Plan […]
How can I disable the annoying balloon messages in Windows XP? Windows XP tries its best to help the user figure out things. One silly methods it tries to do so is through the annoying yellow balloon pop-up messages near the tray area. To stop the annoying balloon messages follow these steps: Open Registry Editor. […]
How can I force an OEM version of Windows XP to install as an upgrade installation? First, find your setupp.ini file in the i386 directory on your Windows XP CD. Open it up, it’ll look something like this:
The Pid value is what we’re in this for. What’s there now looks like a standard […]
What is System Restore in Windows XP? System Restore is a component of Windows XP Professional that you can use to restore your computer to a previous state, if a problem occurs, without losing your personal data files (such as Microsoft Word documents, browsing history, drawings, favorites, or e-mail). System Restore monitors changes to the […]