Category: Tips

Microsoft to release emergency patch on Monday

Microsoft has announced that it will release a fix for a widely-reported zero-day vulnerability in the how all current Windows versions handle shortcut (*.lnk) files. Microsoft had previously announced details about the vulnerability and released a temporary workaround that erases shortcut icons and replaces them with blank white icons. This out-of-band fix will be released …

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Windows XP Service Pack 2 Support Has Ended

On July 13, 2010 Microsoft ended support for Windows Service Pack 2 (SP2). As of July 13, 2010 all Windows XP computers that are not running Service Pack 3 (SP3) you will no longer receive software updates from Windows Update to protect your PC from viruses, malware and spyware as well as updates that improve …

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