Category Archives: Windows XP

Windows XP Australian Launch Flashback Photos

The Windows XP launch in Australia back in 2001 was a (pop)star studded event. For those of you who missed it, here are some photos I dug up. Yes, I’m in some of them, and thankfully I wasn’t having a bad hair day that day. This was the last mega software launch that happened in Australia, and I’m sure I can probably dig up a highlight reel video as well, let me see what I can find.

Microsoft Australia Windows XP End Of Life Countdown Resources

While you may not be based in Australia, your local Microsoft subsidiary should have something similar, or alternatively, just take a look at the Australian site. Don’t worry, there won’t be any dingoes, crocodiles, snakes or spiders. This site is about keeping you protected, not about exposing you to creatures that want to bite and/or eat you. First up is the Microsoft Australian Australia EOL site for XP which can be found here. It includes links to the free Laplink

Windows XP migration resources

Some new resources are available from Microsoft for those still looking for help moving away from Windows XP. The end of support for XP is less than a month away, and while there are some who are hoping that Microsoft will announce this was all a big April fool’s hoax, most of us realize that this is something that is going to happen… Migrating from Windows XP to Windows 8.1 Walk through the various challenges of the upgrade and learn


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