Windows XP http://winsupersite.com/taxonomy/term/12372/more en No Need to Point Fingers in the Wake of XP Fix http://winsupersite.com/no-need-point-fingers-wake-xp-fix <div class="node-body link-body">Microsoft's recent and apparently controversial decision to fix a major security flaw in Windows XP suggests that the firm still has a lot of work to do to overcome the disappointments and defeats of the past decade. I've never seen such a vindictive and negative reaction to such a well-intentioned move.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/ie6-xp-hero.jpg?1399385458" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/no-need-point-fingers-wake-xp-fix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows XP Tue, 06 May 2014 14:10:00 +0000 38781 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Warns of New IE Flaw, Will (Probably) Not Fix on Windows XP http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-warns-new-ie-flaw-will-probably-not-fix-windows-xp <div class="node-body link-body">Microsoft on Sunday issued a warning about a newly discovered exploit of a security vulnerability that impacts all versions of Internet Explorer released in the last decade. And while the firm has provided a set of workarounds to help customers until a fix is released, this exploit could represent the first major security issue that will not be fixed for Windows XP, which recently exited its support lifecycle.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/walk-away-ie-hero.jpg?1398690011" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-warns-new-ie-flaw-will-probably-not-fix-windows-xp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Windows XP Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:59:00 +0000 38501 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Blinks, Offers XP Customers Support Contracts on the Cheap http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-blinks-offers-xp-customers-support-contracts-cheap <div class="node-body link-body">One of the big questions leading up to this month's expiration of support for Windows XP was whether the software giant would provide a last minute reprieve. As it turns out, it has, albeit secretly: I can confirm that Microsoft has drastically reduced the cost of its enterprise-oriented Custom Support Agreements (CSAs) for Windows XP, significantly lengthening the time frame in which these firms can continue using the ancient OS.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/xp-bliss-today.png?1397743752" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-blinks-offers-xp-customers-support-contracts-cheap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows XP Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:59:00 +0000 38171 at http://winsupersite.com Short Takes: April 11, 2014 http://winsupersite.com/short-takes-april-11-2014 <div class="node-body link-body">An often irreverent look at this week's other news, including some new Surface mini news, the story of Windows XP's "Bliss" wallpaper, the death of Outlook.com custom domains, the lie of open source's transparency, the Drop Dropbox campaign and a few reactions, the never-ending ambivalence towards Linux, and why Google Play Music's Sonos compatibility is another nail in the coffin of Xbox's entertainment hopes.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/bliss-hero.jpg?1397226622" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/short-takes-april-11-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows XP Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:29:00 +0000 37961 at http://winsupersite.com Dutch, UK Governments Among Those Paying to Extend XP Support http://winsupersite.com/dutch-uk-governments-among-those-paying-extend-xp-support <div class="node-body link-body">One of the big questions about the pending end of support for Windows XP is whether larger institutional entities would pay to extend support for the relatively ancient operating system. For the governments of the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, the answer is a resounding yes.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/xp-commercial-hero.jpg?1396876413" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/dutch-uk-governments-among-those-paying-extend-xp-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows XP Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:10:00 +0000 37791 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Provides Free Data Transfer Tool to XP Users http://winsupersite.com/windows-xp/microsoft-provides-free-data-transfer-tool-xp-users <div class="field-deck"> And a cute little notification </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft announced today that it is providing a free version of a third party data transfer tool to help individuals still on the decade-old Windows XP make the transition. To be clear, this tool is for consumers, not businesses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-xp/microsoft-provides-free-data-transfer-tool-xp-users" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-xp/microsoft-provides-free-data-transfer-tool-xp-users#comments Windows XP Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:57:00 +0000 36641 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft: We Had "a Great Run" with Windows XP http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-we-had-great-run-windows-xp <div class="node-body link-body">With the April 8, 2014 support expiration looming, Microsoft has stepped up its efforts to convert holdout Windows XP users to a more modern Windows version. This time, the firm is offering some advice about what will happen to those PCs still running XP—and Office 2003—after that deadline hits.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/xpwatch-hero.jpg?1393426370" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-we-had-great-run-windows-xp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows XP Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:52:00 +0000 36481 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Not Backing Down on Windows XP Expiration http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-not-backing-down-windows-xp-expiration <div class="node-body link-body">For all the excitement around the recent launches of Microsoft products such as Surface 2, Xbox One, and Windows 8.1, the more pressing concern in Redmond is around a 12-year-old OS that refuses to die: Windows XP. And as we march inexorably to XP's last hurrah, people continue to wonder whether Microsoft will relent yet again and give XP a new lease on life.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/xp-sunset-hero.jpg?1390915241" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-not-backing-down-windows-xp-expiration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows XP Tue, 28 Jan 2014 13:19:00 +0000 35471 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Extends Anti-Malware Support for Windows XP http://winsupersite.com/windows-xp/microsoft-extends-anti-malware-support-windows-xp <div class="field-deck"> Not just MSE, but also System Center Endpoint Protection, Forefront Client Security, Forefront Endpoint Protection and Windows Intune </div> <div class="node-body article-body">I tend to focus on the future of Windows here, and while no one would argue that Windows XP is the future of anything, this bit of news is worth mentioning. This week, Microsoft agreed to extend support for its anti-malware products on Windows XP for over one year past the OS's support expiration date of April 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-xp/microsoft-extends-anti-malware-support-windows-xp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-xp/microsoft-extends-anti-malware-support-windows-xp#comments Windows XP Thu, 16 Jan 2014 15:52:00 +0000 35201 at http://winsupersite.com Google Offers a Life Line to XP Users: Chrome http://winsupersite.com/windows-xp/google-offers-life-line-xp-users-chrome <div class="field-deck"> An interesting support option for XP users </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Well, give them credit for an interesting ploy: Google announced today that it would extend support for its Chrome browser on Windows XP through at least April 2015. That's a full year after Microsoft plans to end support of the operating system, opening up the remaining tens of millions of users to potential new security threats.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-xp/google-offers-life-line-xp-users-chrome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-xp/google-offers-life-line-xp-users-chrome#comments Chrome Chrome OS Cloud Google Chrome Windows XP Wed, 16 Oct 2013 15:17:00 +0000 31702 at http://winsupersite.com