Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Windows XP ending / more about Windows 8

Windows XP Support to send (AP)

Guide to Upgrading, Using XP Computer

Windows 8 information from LCCUG's member page:  http://lccug.memberlodge.com/weblinks

With support for Windows XP being discontinued as of April 8th, hopefully you've made plans on either upgrading or replacing your Windows XP computers.

If you haven't, this article may help. It is targeted towards non-profit organizations, but personal users can glean good information from it as well.  The No Excuses Guide to Getting Rid of Windows XP:

In this next article, Security experts were asked whether third-party antivirus software will support XP after April 8. Here's what they said:

Here are a few more articles concerning the demise of Windows XP:

This article is about What to do if you love Windows XP and hate Windows 8:

Does security matter to you? Ditch Windows XP for one of these upgrade options. Andy Wolber takes a look at some conventional and alternative OS options.

Sticking with Windows XP? Here are your options. If you're a Windows XP stalwart, you may decide to stick with Windows XP, even after Microsoft officially ends support. Scott Lowe discusses some of your options for making things work with what you have.

And, finally, if you decide to replace your Windows XP computer, please call one or more of ournewsletter sponsors to ask about availability & pricing of new or refurbished Windows 7 or Windows 8 systems.  If your needs aren't very high, a refurbished system may be the best upgrade option for you.

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