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Windows XP Rises From Grave: Simple Hack Gives Five More Years of Updates

Share This article With a simple registry hack, you can net yourself five more years of official Microsoft updates for your aging Windows XP machine. Microsoft, though, says you really shouldn’t do it, and that you ought to be a good little boy and upgrade to a more modern operating system instead. Read on, to find out how to enable the Windows XP updates and whether you should do it or not. The whole Windows XP retirement is becoming a bit of a farce. Microsoft technically ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. But if you were a big company or government with lots of money, Microsoft offered to continue supporting your XP machines and then, when a zero-day vulnerability was…

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Windows XP rises from the grave: Simple hack gives you five more years of updates

How to Get Security Updates for Windows XP Until April 2019

Microsoft’s official support for the Windows XP operating system ended more than a month ago. While some companies and organizations are still receiving updates for the operating system, end users do not. These companies pay Microsoft for that, usually because they were not able or willed to migrate computer’s running Windows XP to another operating system before the extended support phase for the system ended. There is another exception to the end of support rule: Windows Embedded Industry, formerly known as Windows Embedded POSReady, operating systems continue to receive updates. What makes this interesting is the fact that Windows Embedded POSReady 2009 is based on Windows XP Service Pack 3, and that the security updates released for that system are identical with the ones that Microsoft would have released …

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How to get security updates for Windows XP until April 2019

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