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Future Java 7 security patches will work on Windows XP despite end of official support

Windows XP users will continues to receive Java 7 security updates until at least April 2015, Oracle says

To your health: handy apps can help you hit your goals

These fitness and nutrition apps will help you get active, track your progress, and feel your best.

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CEO Nadella promises to shake-up Microsoft's culture: 'Nothing is off the table'

'Tired traditions will be questioned,' the Microsoft CEO wrote in a letter to employees

Don't panic! The end of mainstream support doesn't mean the end of Windows 7

Windows 7 still has years of life ahead before it follows Windows XP into the graveyard.

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MiniTool Partition Wizard 8 review: A potent free partitioning toolkit

Free and capable, Partition Wizard is also one of the easiest to use partitioning toolkits.

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Microsoft's Windows to aid PC market revival in 2015

Gartner projects Windows XP upgrades will stop the PC market bleeding next year.

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Some files need encryption and some files don't

Chances are you don't have to encrypt your entire hard drive. But you need to know what files to encrypt.

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Ashampoo Anti-Virus 2014 review: Strong, but high-maintenance, security

Ashampoo's first antivirus suite's need for hands-on interaction undermines its excellent protection.

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Get tough on stubborn programs with Revo uninstaller

Sometimes you just can't get the job done with an app's built-in tools. That's when you may have to turn to a third-party uninstaller.

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Vaio brand relaunches in Japan

After Sony sold off its PC business in February, the longtime PC brand is back, but only in Japan.