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the XP deadline
« on: April 05, 2014, 08:12:31 PM »
Anyone else curious about Microsoft's April 8 deadline?  I've been a downloading fool...
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Re: the XP deadline
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2014, 06:00:46 AM »
Sorry for the info; fuck you too you viewing non- commeting (28) fools.
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Re: the XP deadline
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2014, 02:03:09 PM »
Harsh.

I still have at least three computers I've fired up in the past year which run XP. It's an interesting victim of its own success. I think they'll have no choice but to walk it back and publicly release some of the bugfixes they're doing privately for large organizations who are paying for ongoing support.
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Re: the XP deadline
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2014, 11:32:19 PM »
Aside from the OS XP stuff. I will always mistrust code. So should you. :)
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Re: the XP deadline
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2014, 11:33:22 AM »
I highly recommend using Autopatcher to keep ya XP (and win 7, 8, 2003, 2k) machines up-to-date.

There's two parts to it:
[1] it'll download--but not install--all patches & modules; Important, Recommended, etc.

You can keep this as an archive. But it'll also be used for...

[2] It gives you the option to pick&choose which modules to install, then will autoinstall them without prompting to the user (except finishing the process).


It also includes some extras such as 3rd-party apps confirmed to work in XP, e.g. 7-zip; XP system tweaks; Flash, dotNet & DirectX updates, and much more.
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Re: the XP deadline
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2014, 10:55:37 PM »
Uh, thanks? Be careful with 3rd party downloads.
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Re: the XP deadline
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2014, 04:56:57 AM »
Actually, the downloads are not 3rd party-- the ones from Microsoft come directly from their servers (MS mandated this - the AutoPatcher project used to use mirror servers) - and the 3rd apps like 7-zip come either directly from the home site, or official mirrors.
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