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End of days: XP question(s)
04/05/14 01:55 AM


So...I've been (finally) checking out 7 . I fucking hate it. The interface is okay, and I've been getting used to that. But the differences in function, apparently mainly for 'sharing' shit, and then some other things...that I'll never ever use....suck.

So I looked up why XP might be vulnerable. Here this guy Tim Rains says, "When Microsoft releases a security update, security researchers and criminals will often times reverse engineer the security update in short order in an effort to identify the specific section of code that contains the vulnerability addressed by the update." Now, if no security updates are released, then this issue disappears, right?

So then he goes on to talk about browser and document readers. The only web-interactive document reader I use is Foxit. The critical places I visit are my bank, ebay/paypal, netflix...that's about it. I don't watch much porn, I visit two forums here included, I don't do any online services like Steam or ANYthing. And that's about it. How vulnerable can I be?

Also, will XP soon be less desirable because of its minority in the market place?

I'm asking here because I don't feel like trawling through loads of MS and whatever sites on this thing, and that people like Arby (and surely Aaron, though I doubt he'll even see this) are in the know.


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* End of days: XP question(s) Traso 04/05/14 01:55 AM
. * First XP updates out early today..... Traso  04/09/14 07:44 AM
. * How is the ReactOS? XP clone. Dullaron  04/09/14 03:22 AM
. * Re: How is the ReactOS? XP clone. Traso  04/09/14 07:52 AM
. * Re: How is the ReactOS? XP clone. Dullaron  04/11/14 06:38 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) DMala  04/05/14 06:01 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Traso  04/06/14 07:19 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) SmitdoggAdministrator  04/11/14 08:40 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Traso  04/13/14 10:06 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) URherenow  04/14/14 02:26 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Sune  04/14/14 04:56 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) URherenow  04/14/14 09:50 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Traso  04/14/14 11:25 PM
. * Getting settled..... Traso  04/17/14 05:28 AM
. * Re: Getting settled..... Sune  04/19/14 05:23 PM
. * Re: Getting settled..... Traso  04/25/14 12:04 AM
. * Re: Getting settled..... URherenow  04/25/14 04:06 AM
. * Re: Getting settled..... Traso  04/25/14 05:27 AM
. * Re: Getting settled..... keshbach1  04/26/14 03:07 AM
. * Re: Getting settled..... Sune  04/25/14 06:04 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Vas Crabb  04/14/14 11:43 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) URherenow  04/14/14 11:58 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Robbbert  04/14/14 11:49 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) SmitdoggAdministrator  04/13/14 10:18 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Traso  04/14/14 01:51 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) MooglyGuy  04/07/14 10:22 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) krick  04/08/14 04:51 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) R. Belmont  04/09/14 06:13 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Robbbert  04/07/14 10:53 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) MooglyGuy  04/08/14 05:49 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) JWJr  04/08/14 06:07 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) MooglyGuy  04/08/14 06:58 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) JWJr  04/08/14 09:55 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) MooglyGuy  04/09/14 10:49 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Vas Crabb  04/09/14 11:29 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Traso  04/08/14 04:47 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) MooglyGuy  04/08/14 05:52 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) DMala  04/09/14 03:29 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) MooglyGuy  04/09/14 10:55 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Traso  04/08/14 09:52 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Anonymous  04/09/14 03:09 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) R. Belmont  04/09/14 06:09 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Traso  04/11/14 06:35 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) URherenow  04/06/14 04:09 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Traso  04/07/14 08:20 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) URherenow  04/08/14 04:04 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Sune  04/07/14 11:16 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) CTOJAH  04/07/14 11:33 PM
. * Ahm....XP mode is part of the deprecation, yo..... (nt) Traso  04/08/14 04:51 AM
. * Do you mean they will stop offering it for download? Sune  04/08/14 03:29 PM
. * Re: Do you mean they will stop offering it for download? Traso  04/08/14 09:44 PM
. * Re: Do you mean they will stop offering it for download? Sune  04/09/14 03:07 AM
. * Details missed on za page? Traso  04/09/14 07:42 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) krick  04/05/14 06:57 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Master O  04/08/14 03:52 PM
. * HOSTS files Sune  04/09/14 03:45 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) URherenow  04/09/14 03:19 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Moose  04/05/14 03:35 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) RW-Column  04/09/14 09:20 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Dullaron  04/09/14 09:59 AM
. * Don't be a moron URherenow  04/09/14 11:43 AM

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