If you just can’t let XP go, there’s a hack that lets you to continue to get patches until 2019. While the hack is easy, you might want to hold off on applying it.
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On Thursday Microsoft released a patch to fix the so-called Operation Clandestine Fox vulnerability that affected all versions of Internet Explorer.
Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP on April 8th. Here’s an open post where we’d like to know your memories and thoughts about the 12 year old OS.
XP will officially be dead to consumers on April 8th. As a consumer you have some choices to make if your still running the 13 year old operating system.
If your plan is to move to a Chromebook after XP support ends, you’ll want to bring your favorite bookmarks with you. Here’s how to transfer them easily.
To help keep your Windows computer secure and up-to-date, a good place to start is with the Microsoft Malware Prevention tool. It detects problems and auto fixes them.
Sometimes your computer can get so infected with malicious code that it won’t boot into Windows. Windows Defender Offline allows you to scan your system before booting into the OS.
Centralizing your photos and videos on a network drive makes them accessible to all machines on your network. Robocopy, a Windows Command Line Utility, will keep files in sync with your main library.
If you’re using a shared Windows computer, there will be times when you’ll want to hide files or folders. This works on Windows XP and higher. You can also use this process to hide files and folders on a shared network location.
Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcut keys can save you a lot of time. Here’s a complete guide along with a few tips for IE and Windows Apps.
Sick of annoying programs always starting when your computer boots up? You should be. They take up extra memory AND they slow down the boot time significantly. MrGroove recently explained how to disable startup items using MSCONFIG, a utility that is built-in to windows however a few of the groovyReaders left some comments about other […]
Shortly after upgrading to Microsoft Office 2007 I ran across this nice FREE add-on from Microsoft which allows you to save your documents in the Adobe PDF or Microsoft XPS format using all eight Microsoft Office 2007 applications. I use the feature almost daily so I’m sure all you groovyReaders will appreciate the find! […]
When you need to file a specific set of files on your computer, finding them in Windows 7 is a lot different from how it was in Windows XP. By now, everyone should be familiar with the new Start Menu and universal search box as it works great and was a big improvement over the Windows […]
Dear MrGroove, is there anyway to break into a Windows 7 Netbook if I’ve forgot my password? I changed my password on Friday and by Monday I have no idea what I changed it to. FYI – I’m using a Netbook so I don’t have a CD-Rom so I don’t even know if it’s possible […]