Extended support for XP Home and Media center



I want to make a note of this here… Microsoft has announced that XP Home and Media center editions will get extended support on par with that of XP Pro. Essentially this means security updates for these versions of the OS should be available until 2014. Previously support for XP Home was to have ended as soon as December 2006, but was then extended modestly until after the release of Vista. The “Home” oriented products weren’t given the same length of support as the “Professional” or Business class products at that time. This announcement puts the two versions of XP on par with Pro.

Related Posts

Blog Traffic Exchange Related Posts
  • Linux Livecd Download This should probably go in the Windows tech support category too... but, as I've talked about before I've spent a good amount of time using different linux livecd's. I've even made a few livecd's of my own with Mandrake (now mandriva) linux, using the mklivecd scripts. One of the nice......
  • Exploit in the wild for Apple vulnerability A couple days ago there was a release of Mac OS X 10.4.7 which addressed several security flaws. There is now an exploit published for one of these vulnerabilities. The attacker using this exploit could gain remote root (administrator) access to the machine. So, don't delay any further on patching.......
  • x11vnc recompiled to be as widely compatible as possible... As I said in the earlier posts, I was essentially looking for a "Single click" solution for linux VNC remote desktop support. A solution that doesn't require the remote support client to change firewall settings, install software, etc. What I've settled on is closer to a single cut and paste......
Blog Traffic Exchange Related Websites
  • Enterprise Log Management: An Overview (Part 2) – - FOSE In part 1 of my guest post series for the FOSE Insights Blog, I talked about the importance of enterprise log management and the questions one should ask before implementing a log management solution. In this post, I’ll be covering the different types of log management solutions to help you......
  • WHY SHOULD EX-MLMS TAKE ANOTHER LOOK AT NETWORK MARKETING- Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing Or FHTM For those of you who have been involved with other MLM home based business in the past, I invite you to read this article/blog to learn of an opportunity that could entice you back to network marketing. I have no idea what you were involved with in the past but......
  • These Wordpress Plugins May help Wordpress Plugins You May Need Image by teddy-rised via Flickr I have been asked many different times from new bloggers what plugins they should use. I think a big part of it comes down to personal taste.  While there are some essentials many of them are just add-on plugins......
www.pdf24.org    Send article as PDF   

Similar Posts


See what happened this day in history from either BBC Wikipedia
Search:
Keywords:
Amazon Logo

Comments are closed.


Switch to our mobile site