If you have Windows XP, your computer is at risk

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ID-10082591Support for Windows XP ends on April 8. 2014.  After this date, you will no longer be able to receive technical assistance from Microsoft.  More importantly, Microsoft will no longer issue security updates for this version of Windows, which means that your computer will be at risk for malware and viruses.  Furthermore, as more software and hardware manufacturers continue to optimize for more recent versions of Windows, you can expect to encounter greater numbers of apps and devices that do not work with Windows XP.

 

 F.A.Q.

How Do I Know Which Windows Version I Am Using?  For Windows Vista, 7 and 8, go to Start, then type Winver.  For XP, go to Start, then Run, then type Winver

What can I do if I have Windows XP?  Upgrade to a newer version of Windows.

How do I know if my system will support a newer version of Windows?   Go to the Microsoft website and search for Upgrade Assistant

If you need assistance, contact Blue Salamander Solutions, LLC at BlueSalamanderSolutions.com