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Random bits of (hopefully) useful technical information on Windows, with a focus on understanding and troubleshooting.

August, 2012

  • Support phases ending in the next 2 years

    April 8th 2014 (2014-04-08) Windows XP - end of support - no more updates for this product - includes XP x64 Edition - last service pack for x86 was SP3 - last service pack for x64 was SP2 - ref: Microsoft Product Lifecycle Search - ref: End of Support...
  • Windows 8 RTM 2012-08-01

    OEMs now have the gold image for Windows 8, and there are some key dates in the coming month of which to be aware: http://windowsteamblog.com/windows/b/bloggingwindows/archive/2012/08/01/windows-8-has-reached-the-rtm-milestone.aspx August 15th: Developers...