With the end of life of Windows XP, a lot of people are moving to Windows 8.1. However, with the economy, many people are hoping to hang on to their current computers. IF your system is capable, you might be able to set up a dual boot so you can go back into XP for data.
The following might help when windows update fails to work. Continue reading
Microsoft has announced that they are ending support for Windows XP on 4 8 2014.
This means that updates will no longer be available. That will leave you vulnerable to malware and exploits. In addition, you may find that you will have problems with drivers for hardware. Microsoft extended the end of support for Windows 98 but don’t count on that happening again. Continue reading
I almost freaked the other day. Things were really hectic and my weezy old XP machine was running out of hard drive space. I had a couple of gigs of my own video that I could move off to regain some hard drive space.
I purchased a mybook 500GB usb hard drive. It plugged in fine and the drivers installed. I was able to transfer the files with no problem. Continue reading
Let’s file this one under Vista and Rants.
I’m on the road and I’m trying ot get Outlook XP to run under Vista Home Premium. So far, I have succeeded in connecting where it deleted the messages from the server but never downloaded them. Cute – 100+ messages up in smoke. The good news was that at least 90 of the messages were spam. Continue reading
Dang, I really hate tech writers who write ambiguous articles.
I have a client’s laptop where the registry was hosed. The machine won’t boot and gives a classic corrupted registry/hive error. Continue reading
I was working with a client’s machine the other day trying to free up some disk space. They had less than 1 gig left and the machine was getting a little quirky. The amount of space used just didn’t make sense. Continue reading
It appears that Dell is once again offering XP to purchasers of new Dell Systems.
The problems with Vista are Continue reading