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Windows XP and Windows XP Mode – Technical support no longer be available

In continuation with my previous blog, After April 8, 2014, technical support for Windows XP and Windows XP Mode will no longer be available, including updates that help protect your PC. This means that if you continue to use Windows XP or use Windows XP Mode on a Windows 7 PC after support ends, your PC might become more vulnerable to security risks and viruses. Therefore, to keep your Windows 7 PC secure after April 8, 2014.

Support end dates


March 12, 2014 Posted by | Microsoft, Software, Windows XP | , , , | Leave a comment

End of support for Windows XP


Microsoft will end all support for Windows XP on 8 April 2014—please upgrade all Windows XP workstations to Windows 8 or Windows 7 prior to this date.

While Office 365/Other services will not block connections from fully patched Windows XP computers after 8 April 2014, connectivity to the service will be at risk. Windows XP workstations that have not deployed all service packs and automatic updates run an even higher risk of Office 365 connectivity issues after support for Windows XP ends.

September 21, 2013 Posted by | Microsoft, Software, Windows XP | , | 1 Comment

Windows XP Service Pack 3 and Office 2003 – Support Ends April 8, 2014

February 11, 2012 Posted by | Microsoft, Software, Windows XP | , | Leave a comment

Internet Explorer 9 Officially Released (Not For XP Users)

Microsoft has officially released Internet Explorer 9. Not a beta, not a release candidate, but the real deal. You’ll recall that a Mozilla rep had already spoken out against it a few weeks ago, saying that it was not a “modern browser.” GPU acceleration and a fancy new user interface would suggest otherwise, but there’s no need to get into a browser fight. Use what you like, I say. One of the big features of Internet Explorer 9 is the lack of Windows XP support. It’s a bold move, considering how many people still run that ancient operating system. (If XP still works for you then by all means enjoy yourself, but do you really expect Microsoft to continue to support a 10-year-old OS? Also the browser’s platform preview requires Direct2D, an API available only with  Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008. IE9 uses Direct2D to hardware-accelerate HTML5-based scrolling and 3D graphics, handing such processing to the machine’s GPU. Direct2D was introduced with Windows 7, and it was later rolled into Windows Vista SP2 and Windows Server
2008 R2.

According to the team, Windows XP users have a fast, safe, reliable and private browser in Internet Explorer 8,” company representatives said in an emailed statement. “As the Web has continued to change in everything from security to the future HTML5 applications developers are starting to build today, browsers should require the modern graphics and security infrastructure that has come along since 2001. Internet Explorer 9 requires the modern graphics and security underpinnings that have come since 2001, and is intended to be run on a modern operating system in order to build on the latest hardware and operating system innovations.”

Also for your information, read this too Windows XP End Of Support

May 1, 2011 Posted by | Internet Explorer, Microsoft, Software, Windows XP | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Windows XP End Of Support

Windows XP End of Support (EOS) in 2014. Microsoft has released a gadget for countdown.,click here to download it.

April 30, 2011 Posted by | Microsoft, Software, Windows XP | | 1 Comment

Microsoft is going to stop support for Windows XP SP2

SP1 and SP2 retirement

Microsoft support for the Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2) 32-bit operating system will end July 13, 2010, and support for the Windows Vista Release to Manufacturing (RTM) operating system will end April 13, 2010.

Important Dates Product End of Mainstream Support End of Extended Support
Windows XP SP2   July 13, 2010
Windows Vista RTM April 13, 2010  
Windows 2000 Professional SP4   July 13, 2010
Windows 2000 Server SP4   July 13, 2010

Users can upgrade their Windows XP SP2 to Windows XP  SP3 and use the system till 2014… If you are still running Microsoft Windows XP SP2 (Service Pack 2), you have until July 13 to upgrade. The venerable SP2 version reaches the end of its life on July 13, after which there will be no more updates…more info click here

July 6, 2010 Posted by | Computer TIPS, Microsoft, Software, Windows XP | | Leave a comment

Microsoft Security Essential (MSE) for all Geunine PC is very useful!!!

Microsoft security essential released recently is a big help for all the PC world with their genuine operating system. Lot of people start using it..Thanks to microsoft for releasing it so that no hassle for looking Antivirus software and then upgrade it or renew it….use it wisely and nicely…its silent and backend is strong…more info read my blog

June 9, 2010 Posted by | Microsoft, Security Essential, Software, Windows 7, Windows XP | , | Leave a comment

Why Security Essential (MSE) released by Microsoft for free?

A free anti-malware solution codenamed Morro by the end of 2009. Morro, of course, became known as Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE), and as promised it is absolutely free and available to all genuine, XP (32-bit only on XP) and 7 users, and will come in both 32-bit and 64-bit variants. MSE is small, fast, light, and effective, and since it’s built on the same security Platform of other security products you know you can trust it. I’ve been using it and believe me its a good start from Microsoft to protect the entire PC world from Spyware, Malware and Virus…a near perfect security solution.

Far too many PCs are unprotected with out-of-date anti-malware products. Microsoft tells that there are a number of reasons for this. First, because many new PCs come with only time-limited security solutions, some users believe they’re protected even though the initial subscription period may have ended. Some don’t activate the free bundled solution, some can’t or won’t pay for security suites, most of which need to be renewed every year. Meanwhile, the security landscape is evolving. The impact and severity of security threats is increasing and is becoming more professional, with many malware outbreaks aimed specifically at financial fraud. Security software vendors are constantly adapting their products to meet these evolving needs, but these products are often complex and increasingly address a number of non-security tasks.

So MSE comes into this world and is designed to address the needs of users who are often not protected, for one reason or another. From a broad perspective, MSE works side-by-side with Microsoft’s other security technologies, including those built into Windows and accessory products like the Malicious Software Removal Tool, but adding the crucial element of real time protection. It is based on the same trusted and well-regarded security engine that is used by Microsoft’s Forefront line of products. It is incredibly easy to install and use. Microsoft Security Essentials is built on the same award-winning anti-malware technology Microsoft uses in its other security products, including the Forefront family of solutions and Hotmail.

MSE supports several levels of updates. The product itself is updated when needed, periodically, and once installed, these updates are delivered through Microsoft Update. The core engine technology is updated monthly, also via Microsoft Update. Microsoft publishes new signature updates three times each day, but of course signatures can also be updated in real time when needed. The best part of all this is that none of it impacts the user at all. You just install it and forget it. MSE will take care of the rest…..i love this product… you should also download it..all you need is your operating system in your PC should be genuine and this product never expire or ask you to upgrade or never make your system slow down…more info read my previous blog of how to download it

 To know more about Microsoft Malware Protection Centre, click here….veiw reports on current active malware…click here and Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) …click here

May 31, 2010 Posted by | Forefront, Microsoft, Security Essential, Software, Windows 7, Windows XP | , , , , | 1 Comment

Microsoft Forefront security products – At a glance

The Microsoft Forefront comprehensive line of business security products provides greater protection and control through integration with your existing IT infrastructure and through simplified deployment, management, and analysis. Microsoft Forefront helps you confidently meet ever-changing threats and increased business demands with highly responsive information protection and access control solutions supported by Microsoft technical guidance…last year was a greater start for microsoft with the new line of Longhorn Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, R2, Office 2010, Sharepoint 2010, GP10, CRM4, now Forefront…the security product…which seems to be very well working with client side and server side…cool one…To download the forefront products, click here

Also The Forefront products include:

Forefront Client Security – anti-virus for file-level protection

Forefront Security for Office Communications Server – Antivirus for Corporate Instant Messaging

Forefront Security for Exchange – Antivirus for Exchange databases and email traffic

Forefront Security for SharePoint – Antivirus that integrates into SharePoint sites

Forefront Product Pricing and Licensing

May 31, 2010 Posted by | Exchange Server 2007, Exchange server 2010, Forefront, Microsoft, Security Essential, Sharepoint 2010, SQL Server, Visual Basic, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows XP | , , | Leave a comment


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