Windows XP

What do Meltdown, Spectre and RyzenFall mean for the future of cybersecurity?

The security community is still reeling from the discoveries of the Meltdown and Spectre computer vulnerabilities, and now it seems that a rash of new hardware vulnerabilities called MasterKey, RyzenF

WannaCrypt raises questions over government cyber priorities

The fallout from the WannaCrypt ransomware attack which quickly spread to multiple countries and systems last Friday continues to cause consternation around the world. And raises questions over govern

Google Will Stop Supporting Chrome For Windows XP, Vista And Older Versions Of OS X By April 2016

Earlier this year, Google announced that it would still support Chrome on Windows XP through the end of 2015. The end of 2015 is getting closer and as Google announced today, so is the end of Chrome

Free Windows 9 For Some Isn’t Too Crazy

At some point, speculating about what will become quickly obvious is difficult. Still, on the cusp as we are of the release of the first preview of what may be called Windows 9, it’s reasonable

Windows XP’s Market Share Fell By Less Than 1% In August

According to Net Applications, Windows XP's global desktop market share fell from 24.82 percent in July, to 23.89 percent in August. That's just under one percentage point in a full month. At that pac

China Bans Windows 8 On Government Computers

Microsoft was just socked with another blow in China. The Central Government Procurement Center has banned the use of Windows 8 on government computers. Reuters reports that computer security relating

Windows XP’s Enterprise Market Share Slips Under 10%

According to security firm Qualys, Windows XP's market share among enterprise-level corporations has slipped under the 10 percent mark, falling from 10 percent in April to "close to" 8 percent in May.

Windows XP Declines To Die, Sheds Mere 1.5% Market Share In April

Massive worries about security? Check. Officially past its support date? Yep. More than a decade old in an industry that values youth not as a virtue, but as a weapon? Certainly. But akin to the dimi

Zero-Day IE Flaw Highlights The Danger Of Lingering Windows XP Market Share

If you are reading this in Internet Explorer, you should probably close it and fire up Chrome -- and come back after a newly reported zero-day flaw is patched. Even the U.S. and U.K. governments are w

Windows XP’s Lingering And Troubling Market Share

Market share numbers for February are out, and it looks like XP is set to die standing up with nearly a third of the global OS market in its grip. NetMarketShare numbers for the second month of the ye

Chrome Extends Support For XP Users Until April 2015

Microsoft is finally ending all extended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014, five years after it ended mainstream support. After that, the 12-year-old operating system will not receive any new se

Microsoft Reminds Windows XP Users They Only Have 365 Days Left Before It’ll Stop Supporting Them

If you are still using Windows XP – or you know somebody who does – Microsoft would like you to remember that you only have 365 more days before the company will end all support for the op

Microsoft Sold 240 Million Windows 7 Licenses In 1 Year

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href="">Windows</a>, Microsoft's ubiquitous operating

Does The Acer Aspire One D255 Dual Boot Windows XP & Android? (Yes.)

<img src="" />This is the Acer Aspire One D255. It’s a netbook—they still make those?—that runs both Windows XP and Android.

Windows 7 Now More Popular Than Vista (But XP Still King)

<img src="" />Usage of <a HREF="">Windows 7</a> had finally passed that of Windows Vista, a

Windows update causes Windows XP to freak out

<img src="" />Microsoft makes it so hard to like Windows. The company released an update on Tuesday that seems to have borked a number

Testing finds Windows XP better for netbook battery life than Windows 7

<img src="" />Somebody should tell Doug “netbook” Aamoth that <a HREF="">Windows 7</a> see

Yup, the Acer Aspire One AOD250 dual boots Windows XP and Android, all right

Oh, netbooks. Doug loves ’em, but I’m still not convinced of their vitalness. Is it neat to see a tiny little computer zip around the Internet? Sure, yeah. Can I go about my business witho

The xpPhone runs Windows XP and will probably be produced

<img src="">There is a good amount of quiet hesitation about the xpPhone around the interwebs this morning. It seems that

From the Good Name Department: ITG xpPhone

<img src="" />Truth be told, I'd be more inclined to buy one of those old people cellphones than something like this (or the iPhone fo
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