Windows XP, Microsoft's first OS to combine the Windows 9x code with the NT code, finally removing the MS-DOS layer from under Windows 9x, was released October 25, 2001. You will find frequently updated information on this OS here, so I suggest you check beck often!
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- Installing and Setup
- Getting Started With Windows XP
- Customizing Windows XP
- Troubleshooting Windows XP
- Windows XP How To's
December 18, 2012 - 12:00 GMT
Microsoft will stop all support for Windows XP on 8th April 2014. This means that it will no longer receive security updates, so most people still using Windows XP would want to look at updating their operating system. So how do you upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 8?
March 20, 2012 - 16:30 GMT
I have always known that Microsoft's Internet Explorers implementation of "Temporary Internet Files" (TIF) had been completely broken, and there isn't much temporary about it. No matter what size you specify for the TIF to use in Internet Explorer, the size of the cache will continue growing.
27 January 2009, 20:30 GMT
Yesterday Microsoft announced the release of Internet Explorer 8 Release Candidate 1 (RC1). This release is the first update sice the public Beta 2 release last August.
5 September 2008, 13:55 GMT
Install this update to enable XMP metadata with complex data types to be stored using Windows Imaging Component.
24 July 2008, 12:50 GMT
Install this update to resolve an issue in which a Windows Media Center configuration that uses an analog TV broadcast without a set-top box, displays a protected content message when recording television shows.
7 July 2008, 16:50 GMT
Install this update to resolve a known application compatibility issue with the Saming OneKey recovery software driver Safnt.sys.
4 July 2008, 17:35 GMT
After you install Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3), Device Manager may not show any devices, and Network Connections may not show any network connections.
4 July 2008, 16:35 GMT
Install this update to use new Terminal Services features on a computer that is running Windows XP Service Pack 2 connecting to computers that are running either Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 operating systems.
4 July 2008, 16:30 GMT
Install this update to display the Remote Desktop Connection 6.1 interface in multiple languages on systems using Windows XP Service Pack 2.
28 June 2008, 09:45 GMT
Microsoft is to stop selling Windows XP on June 30, but many people are confused on what that actually means. What will happen after that date is that Microsoft will no longer be supplying the retail chain with (shrink-wrapped) copies of Windows XP. It will also stop supplying XP to the OEMs (Dell, HP and other manufacturers).
15 May 2008, 05:50 GMT
Slipstreaming a Service Pack, is the process to integrate the Service Pack into the installation so that with every new installation the Operating System and Service Pack are installed at the same time.
May 11, 2006 - 12:50 GMT
Surfing the Internet these days is a hazardous occupation, but a few simple precautions will keep your computer free from infection in an increasingly hostile environment.
March 14, 2005 - 15:25 GMT
I get messages from people having problems with Windows Explorer crashes on a regular basis. In a lot of cases, these errors are caused by 3rd party shell extensions that are not functioning properly.
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