Windows XP Reviews

XP is still the best OS

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Cant complaign. Fast on slow machine is fun with this OS

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How to survive the XPocalypse

about Windows XP and KeyScrambler, Disconnect, HTTPS Everywhere · · Helpful Not helpful

Since April 8, 2014, support and updates for Windows XP are no longer available.

If you don't want switch to an alternative OS you must protect your PC with a third-party firewall, a good antivirus even free, a browser different from Internet Explorer (which it's the biggest target of malwares) using also other protections like Small KeyScrambler iconKeyScrambler , Small HTTPS Everywhere iconHTTPS Everywhere , Small Ghostery iconGhostery and http://alternativeto.net/software/collusion-graph-disconnect-me-/ .

Source: The XPocalypse is Here: It’s Really Goodbye to Windows XP!

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End of support on April 2014

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As stated in the end-of-support Web page
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After April 8, 2014, technical assistance for Windows XP will no longer be available, including automatic updates that help protect your PC. Microsoft will also stop providing Small Microsoft Security Essentials iconMicrosoft Security Essentials for download on Windows XP on this date.

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Solution for SVCHOST 100% CPU

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Of course everybody using Windows XP knows the problem about Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer and the svchost which take the CPU to %100.

To resolve this problem I killed the processes svchost and wuauclt.exe, then I searched on the web for Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (KB2898785) [MS13-097] to download the patch by myself, so I found the Security Bulletin from Microsoft: at the section Affected and Non-Affected Software you have to choose your Windows and Internet Explorer version and download it in your language.
Install it (it's a simple exe file) and restart your PC. After this svchost will not give you other problems.

I hope this helped :)

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XP: Definitely not a good OS...

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XP is definitely not a good OS... The bane of many IT peoples (self included).

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