Windows XP - April 2016 report; sign of life?

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Mrkvonic, May 11, 2016.

  1. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Not a typo. Tested in April 2016 indeed, posted in early May, all good. So here we have a neat little article discussing the practical and security implications of using Windows XP in the month of April, year 2016, exactly two years after its official end-of-life date, focusing on availability of software, security tools like SuRun and EMET, performance, other considerations, and more. You might like this.

    http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/windows-xp-apr-2016-report.html


    Cheers,
    Mrk
     
  2. Sampei Nihira

    Sampei Nihira Registered Member

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    Try using:

    SoftMaker FreeOffice (LibreOffice)
    Potplayer (VLC)

    They weigh less than those you used.;)
     
  3. trott3r

    trott3r Registered Member

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    thanks for the article
     
  4. Joxx

    Joxx Registered Member

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    yeap, I got it, but it made me feel old :mad:

    good article
     
  5. amarildojr

    amarildojr Registered Member

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    If I could manually install Dx11 on XP without that russian "hack", and also have a similar tool like Kernelex, then I'd still be using it. XP is without a doubt one of, if not THE, best OS I've ever used.
     
  6. CloneRanger

    CloneRanger Registered Member

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    Once again, nice job :thumbd: XP lives on Very happily & safely here :D
     
  7. NormanF

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    XP was the best operating system Microsoft ever produced.

    Its lasted as long as it has because its simple, reliable and until Windows 7 came along, nothing else on the market compared to it.

    The fact Microsoft ended support for it has no bearing on its usability.

    Proof of its popularity, as Mrkvonic neglected to tell us in his otherwise excellent review, is the fact third party patches are still being made for it.
     
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