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 Post subject: Microsoft technically supporting XP until April 2019
 Post Posted: Wed May 28, 2014 10:56 pm 
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http://www.businessinsider.com/hack-tricks-xp-into-security-updates-2014-5


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 Post subject: Re: "Business Insider" article concerning Windows XP
 Post Posted: Thu May 29, 2014 1:17 am 
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Thanks for posting, this shows that MS is still technically supporting XP behind the scenes. The article that intitially made this public can be found here and it was apparently based on research posted here. I plan on testing this on a few systems. Scott.


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 Post subject: Security Update re-enabling XP registry hack
 Post Posted: Sat May 31, 2014 6:22 pm 
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Update-enabling Windows XP registry hack is great news for XP die-hards

by Peter Bright

ars technica
May 29, 2014

Although Microsoft has officially stopped providing free security patches for Windows XP, millions of people haven't got the message and are still running the ancient operating system. As a result of this, there's widespread interest in figuring out ways to get patches, and last week, a registry change started circulating that appeared to reinstate Windows XP's security updates.... [continue reading here]
[registry hack here]


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 Post subject: Re: "Business Insider" article concerning Windows XP
 Post Posted: Sat May 31, 2014 6:26 pm 
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I apologize for posting what amounts to a duplicate thread...I hadn't opened this thread when I posted mine.


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 Post subject: Re: Security Update re-enabling XP registry hack
 Post Posted: Sat May 31, 2014 6:27 pm 
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I tried this on a old XP box the other day, worked well.


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 Post subject: Re: "Business Insider" article concerning Windows XP
 Post Posted: Sat May 31, 2014 6:51 pm 
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No problem, I'll see if I can combine them. Scott

EDIT: combination successful


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 Post subject: Re: "Business Insider" article concerning Windows XP
 Post Posted: Sat May 31, 2014 6:54 pm 
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My tests have been successful as well so far. Scott.


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