18 Things We Did On The Computer Kids Today Will Never Understand – Buzzfeed.com

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This took me back to the day when Windows was in its early days and most of us of a certain age remember it with fond memories. 

18 Things We Did On The Computer Kids Today Will Never Understand – Buzzfeed.com

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I have forgotten how wonky Microsoft products are. Doing maintenance on my wife’s computer which runs Windows 7 was at times frustrating. I guess because I have been running Linux for such a long time and I don’t use Windows much except at work. I guess after awhile you get used to something and it becomes more familiar to you than the previous thing you used. 

Microsoft is killing off the Internet Explorer brand

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As a long-time Linux user I haven’t used this browser for personal stuff for awhile. However many developers insist on using Internet Explorer for much of the applications they develop. I have to use it for work but that hopefully will be coming to a close soon. 

Microsoft is killing off the Internet Explorer brand

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Its incredibly frustrating. Fixing problems without downloading something is kind of hard especially when you don’t have administrative access. Thanks to those who post tips online to help. I have been with Linux for awhile and I haven’t had many problems with it. The bright side is that it tested my abilities to search for a solution.

How to Move On After Windows XP Without Giving Up Your PC

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On April 8th, Microsoft will officially cut off support, service, and security updates for Windows XP. It’s been a long time coming, but depending on where you stand, it’s either overdue or absolute armageddon.

I recommend using a Linux distribution such as Linux Mint or Ubuntu. There is a learning curve but both are free of charge and you can’t beat that. (Click the link above to read the story from Lifehacker.com)

How to Move On After Windows XP Without Giving Up Your PC