Windows XP users told of risks and options as Microsoft prepares to pull the program's tech support

...Microsoft is saying goodbye to Windows XP.Although the operating system is more than 12 years old, and Windows XP computers haven't been shipped...still be possible to use existing Windows XP computers after Microsoft retires...

The eXPiration date nears on Windows XP

...computer operating systems is about to expire.Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday plans to stop maintaining the 13-year-old Windows XP, which by some estimates is still running on nearly one in three personal computers in homes and offices around the...

Microsoft's 'Surface' tablet aims for productivity

...sets a high bar for their partners."Microsoft has been making software for tablets since 2002, when it shipped the Windows XP Tablet PC Edition. Many big PC makers produced tablets that ran the software, but they were never big sellers. The...

Administrative Assistant Job in Augusta, Georgia US

...diploma or equivalent · Minimum two years of experience performing skilled administrative duties. · Proficient in Windows XP; Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel) and knowledge of Lotus Notes preferred. · Minimum typing speed of...

Weigh options with available starter computers

...solutions. The Classmate PC can run on either Linux or Windows XP; the OLPC only runs on Linux. Linux is definitely cool...Barbie's doll house, then you'll want a machine that runs Windows XP. I like that the Classmate PC has the option for Linux...

Odd Stories

...for a $100,000 prize. The group found the 46th known Mersenne prime last month on a network of 75 computers running Windows XP. The number was verified by a different computer system running a different algorithm. "We're delighted," said...

Turn hard drive into USB jump drive

...old hard drive without transferring the error that caused it to go bad? Or should I buy a new CPU with Vista, because Windows XP will not be supported by Microsoft next year? -- Everett B. A: I can't recommend buying a new computer if you were...

Hardware trouble can have 3 causes

Dear Prima Data: I have an HP with Windows XP and have experienced problems with the writable CD ROM drive. I am unable to copy any file to a CD. It used to work just fine...

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Visuals of Windows Vista has game makers excited

...about Vista and DX10, but most seem to be waiting for more compatible games to come out before they make the switch from Windows XP. Mr. Tarno, 31, said he's looking forward to games such as Crysis and has been impressed with the video clips he's...

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Operating system offers 'wow' factor, Gates says

...today around the globe. Vista sells for $100 to $400, depending on the version and whether the user is upgrading from Windows XP. Over the weekend, Dell Inc. started taking orders for PCs with Vista for delivery today and beyond. Kevin Rollins...