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Windows XP alternatives

In case you didn’t know it, support for Windows XP by Microsoft ended on April 8, 2014. What are ¬†your alternatives? Let’s have a look at what choices you have. There are two major considerations to take before taking the plunge into learning and using a new operating system. The first is cost (whether you […]

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Windows XP support ending April 8, 2014

It’s 12 years old, but support for (i think one of the best operating systems) Windows XP is ending soon, and time to think about upgrading your operating system. Windows XP has been a great OS, and is not bloated so it can run on a modest system with only 512M RAM quite comfortably. But […]

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The story behind Windows XP bliss wallpaper

Ever wonder where the very famous default Windows XP wallpaper which is called ‘bliss’ came from? It’s an interesting story, and I think you could impress people¬† with some little known trivia about it. Who created it is a great start? The original owner was a person by the name of Charles O’Rear. Despite what […]

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Cannot Change Logon Screen rtlgina2.dll

With Windows XP, you have the abililty to change your welcome screen (which is much more pleasant on the eye) to a logon screen (similar to what you would see at your workplace: They both work the same, the change is pretty much cosmetic only for most users. How do you change it? Well, from […]

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Stop auto network printer install XP

There’s nothing worse than installing your network printer software, and then finding that Windows XP has automatically installed the printers as well. How do you stop it? When I first came across the problem I found some registry hacks and other methods. But then I found a mcuh easier way to do it.

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