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Windows 7: Update your xp machines.....and get them off the internet

08 Apr 2014   #1

Windows 10 Pro
Update your xp machines.....and get them off the internet

Today is the day the last patches for xp are sent out. And I am updating my XP VM right now. After that I am disconnecting the VM from the internet. Or I might not and see how infected it can get .
(Since I can always roll it back)


That is what I am doing. Anyone else got xp machines in VMs? What are you doing/planning with them?
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08 Apr 2014   #2

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

No vm,
I ran across this I thought it was an interesting read,
Forced to use Windows XP past April? 10 ways to make the best of a bad situation
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08 Apr 2014   #3

Windows 10 Pro

IT is great share
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09 Apr 2014   #4

Windows 7 Pro x 2/Windows 10 Home/10 Pro//Windows 10 Insider Preview ?

Saving the Virtual Machine folder of a vanilla XP mode install converted to run in VMware player with all updates till Apr 8/2014 on an External Drive if needed in future.
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09 Apr 2014   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Thanks. I passed it on to some of my XP holdouts.
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