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  • June 14, 2017 14 Jun'17

    More Windows XP fixes in June Patch Tuesday release

    Microsoft's June 2017 Patch Tuesday saw another set of Windows XP fixes released in order to secure systems against leaked NSA cyberweapons.

  • May 15, 2017 15 May'17

    UK government, NHS and Windows XP support - what really happened

    In all the debate about the NHS ransomware attack, much has been made of a government decision in 2015 to end a contract with Microsoft to provide support for the ageing Windows XP operating system ...

  • September 03, 2016 03 Sep'16

    Windows Marketshare Jul-Aug 2016

    Looking at Windows Marketshare Jul-Aug 2016, we see Windows 7 holding steady, 10 continuing upward, and other versions declining.

  • June 02, 2016 02 Jun'16

    Win10 Desktopshare 17-23% for May

    Windows 10 desktopshare stands at 17-23% depending on your source for numbers. Can that growth rate be sustained long enough for MS to hit 1 billion licenses by end of 2017?

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  • Everything you need to know before a Windows 10 migration

    No matter which version of Windows you're upgrading from -- be it XP, 7 or 8.1 -- the move to Windows 10 will probably seem strange. If you've performed migrations before, you will be familiar with the planning that goes into an upgrade, including performing application and hardware inventories. But what's different with Windows 10 is the upgrade process. Many versions of Windows 7 and 8.1 are eligible for free upgrades, which is new for Microsoft. How you receive that upgrade -- via the Get Windows 10 app -- is a departure, too.

    Moving from Windows XP to Windows 10 brings a special set of concerns. There are a couple ways to make the jump. If you want to leapfrog or perform an in-place upgrade, you'll be on your own. The only Microsoft-supported option is to perform a clean install, and in many cases, the hardware that ran XP isn't up to Windows 10's standards.

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