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So that should be ok, but it looks like I might have to upgrade my desktop though. 0 dan tribe Posts: 764 Forum Member 31/12/05 04:28 #19 dundee_mark wrote: I'm assuming Advertisement kidcnote Banned Thread Starter Joined: Dec 20, 2005 Messages: 1,738 http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20060103-5891.html kidcnote, Jan 4, 2006 #1 imidiot Joined: Dec 2, 2005 Messages: 586 very interesting reading. If you are looking at this and deciding whether it would be a good idea to use it as your main operating system, I would strongly advise to use something else. As I get a copy (free) from work. Source

Advertisement Recent Posts 8.1 Upgrade? But how much did you pay for it though? 0 Examinus Posts: 22,394 Forum Member 31/12/05 06:29 #22 dundee_mark wrote: But how much did you pay for it though? No more home/professional/fridge/notebook editions. I was using an HP Pavilion Media Center M7560n.

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What makes you think their next premiere OS is going to be anything other than a security failure. Ok, trying to look on the bright side 0 gargleroadside Posts: 4,581 Forum Member 30/12/05 19:24 #4 The first post sounds like an advert. Welcome to the Digital Spy forums. Very few older computers will be able to run Windows 10, which is the latest version of Windows.

The Microsoft spokesman has confirmed that security updates for XP Home end at the end of 2006. I'm not as good as I thought I was Media: This is not #sponsored Although previously stated, YouTube runs fine on my virtual machine. http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/winvista_editions.asp 0 «123» Go Comments Misanthrope Posts: 5,531 Forum Member 30/12/05 19:08 #2 Oh noes ... 0 Blueraven Posts: 730 Forum Member 30/12/05 19:16 #3 The good thing is that the I suspect that Microsoft will grant a stay of execution for Windows XP Home, because the alternative is to create a PR nightmare that would also leave customers fuming.

LeeH05-01-2006, 03:33 PMWith all the cracked copies of XP pro out there it wont cause most people any problems as they will get the updates anyway it will be mainly people Microsoft supports XP with SP1 or SP2 past this date. But will my next machine be a PC, Mac,or maybe... . XPav 2006-01-04 09:25:45 UTC #3 You've got to look at the support for the service packs.

any time now) is the planned replacement date. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? I decided to go with a free alternative, Thunderbird by Mozilla.

And no security patches at all after SP3. this contact form It was a solid pinball game that was great for passing the time when the internet went out, and still is a fun distraction. sentup.custard05-01-2006, 11:58 PMOf course, some of us are behind the times anyway. arstechnica.com Windows XP Home: obsolete sooner than you expect Windows XP has been on the market for over four years, and as time ticks away … This seems a little harsh

could upset quite a few people. The only mention I can find of a five year guarantee for XP Home is for Mainstream support from launch date - http://support.microsoft.com/gp/lifepolicy . Customers moving to a modern operating system will benefit from dramatically enhanced security, broad device choice for a mobile workforce, higher user productivity, and a lower total cost of ownership through http://webwonder.net/xp-home/xp-home-over-top-of-win-98.php The latest version works well on XP, and allows an operating system from 2001 to use the same modern web technologies as PCs built today.

Can't you hear the beeps in your head? 3D Pinball for Windows - Space Cadet is not the most graphically intensive game I have demoed, but it is still very fun. http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/?p1=3221 If you use XP Pro or above you wont have to upgrade till 31st December 2011. Hackintosh Boot Flags In the Boot Args section of Clover, enter the boot flags.

First, consumer products do not qualify for Extended Support, but instead move directly into the online support phase after Mainstream Support ends.

Note that Microsoft have still to finalise the specifications for Vista. First off, you can basically change home edition into pro by a few registary hacks. Internet Explorer 8 was the version preinstalled with SP3, and is almost unusable today because it lacks many of the modern features required on the modern web like HTML5 and Java Hackintosh NVIDIA Web Driver Tutorial NVIDIA Web Driver Tutorial for Maxwell GPUs For Yosemite, El Capitan, and Sierra Status: Working Compatible with the GTX 750 T...

My laptop's got a 3.2GHz Pentium 4, and a 1.86GHz which changes up to another 3.2GHz when the laptop is plugged in. 0 luvsnail Posts: 2,604 Forum Member 31/12/05 05:26 #20 Last I read it would be sometime in November and that seems kinda hardcore to cut people off that just bought an XP system in September / Oct. As a home product (unlike XP Pro which is classed as business) XP Home does not qualify for Extended Support. Check This Out Sign In Register Categories Recent Discussions Activity Best Of...

If you’d like join in, please sign in or register. The average (or even above average ;) ) windows user is going to struggle to make the leap across to linux. So if you aint upgraded to SP2 for free, then perhaps it`s time to . Its also worth noting that there will be no less than 9 different versions of Windows Vista.

So anyone who just bought a new PC with Intel processor and XP on it are screwed in a years time ??? 0 Mark. Computers running Windows XP will still work but they won’t receive any Microsoft Updates or be able to leverage technical support. So with this info we can assume that they release it at the end of 2006 so XP Home Edition Support will expire at the end of 2008 in 2 years. Of course, that is to be expected, as the program is written to be lightweight and multi-platform.

Apache OpenOffice 4.1.2 compared to Microsoft Office 2010: OpenOffice Writer -> Microsoft Word 2010 OpenOffice Draw -> Microsoft Publisher 2010 OpenOffice Impress -> Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 OpenOffice Math -> no Microsoft Second, whereas business products are guaranteed Mainstream Support for two years beyond the release of the next subsequent version of a product (in this case, Windows Vista), consumer products do not It was donated last year to a local Goodwill, but if anyone was interested, here is the specifications of the PC I used for 5 years. Damn impressive!

Click here to join today! It is more lightweight than it was in 2006 because of the more efficient delivery, as Flash, the old rendering engine, is a resource hog. Outlook 2010 is better in my opinion, but it does not work at all. A five year life-cycle for any O/S is quite long.

I'm still running ME here, my attitude being "I'm blowed if I'm shelling out for another OS when I don't have any problems with this one - I will leave it Security updates patch vulnerabilities that may be exploited by malware and help keep users and their data safer. Share this page with your friends and family.IndustriesEducationGovernmentHealthDiscrete ManufacturingHospitality and travelRetail and consumer goodsFor customersSmall and midsize businessesEnterpriseEnvisionMicrosoft IgniteMicrosoft AppSourceFor partnersGet listedMicrosoft partner resourcesPartner CenterPartner with Microsoft Azure Microsoft InspireFor developers Email Clients: It may seem less useful today with the advent of functional and easy-to-use personal web email interfaces, but in the mid 1990s to late 2000s, Email clients were

There are a few componants missing, but nothing huge the average user is likely to miss. XP Professional and Home are divided into two general product categories for Microsoft, namely business and consumer products. If you do want to upgrade to Windows Vista you should be running at least a 3Ghz CPU with 512Mb ram and 128Mb graphics card. Learn more about migration and deployment programs by contacting your Microsoft sales representative, Microsoft Services or your Certified Microsoft Partner.