Microsoft ends support for Windows Vista as Windows 10 Creators Updates becomes available
by Greg Jordan
Today Microsoft has officially ended support for its Windows Vista, its 10 year old operating system. This means there will be no more security updates, leaving the OS vulnerable to viruses and malware. With the EOL for Vista, Exc...
Windows Vista will soon be completely unsupported
If you are one of the 0.78% of people still running Vista now may be a good time to finally make that jump to a supported OS. After 10 years of service Microsoft is finally pulling the plug on the poorly received OS, and are endi...
Mozilla Firefox will be supported on Windows XP and Vista until September 2017
In March next year, Windows XP and Vista users will automatically be moved to the Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR). Mozilla last week announced that they expect to provide security updates for users until September 2017. In ...
Extended support for Windows Vista will end in one year from now
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Google today announced that they are ending support for Google Chrome on Windows XP and Windows Vista. Since these operating systems are missing critical security updates (no longer actively supported by Microsoft) and have a grea...
Microsoft Partners With Tencent To Offer Free Windows 10 Upgrade Service To Windows Users In China
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Microsoft Finally Patches 19 Year Old Windows Security Bug That Could Allow Remote Code Execution
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Steve Ballmer Talks About His Biggest Regret At Microsoft
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