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Windows XP registry hack keep Security Updates for this out of date Operating system

how to get windows XP updates

Windows XP registry hack keep security updates rolling for this out of date Operating system. Windows XP support was ended in April 2014 with security updates. But sipmle trick with registry hack will let users to continue to get security updates. This hack thinking the system that is running Windows Embedded POSReady 2009, a variant of XP that is used by Cash registers and ATM’s. Those systems will keep getting security updates until 2019.

Windows XP updates

For all Windows XP users, they need to create text file with following contents:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\WPA\PosReady]

“Installed”=dword:00000001

Save and Name this file whatever you want and instead of “.txt” change to “.reg” file format, than run it in Windows explorer and add the information in the registry. Than go to Windows update amd try to update several new security updates. But this hack only works on 32-bit Windows XP systems. Windwos XP 64-bit is based on Windwos Server 2003, which is supporting until next year. While the registry hack doesn’t seem to cause any issues, it may not provide the same level of protection as a newer Windows OS with proper security updates. Windows XP customers also will run a significant risk of functionality issues with their computers, as they are not tested against Windows XP.

Microsoft prefer that users upgrade to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 instead. Even if you enable this registry hack, you’ll still want to take steps to keep your Windows XP computer as safe as possible and upgrade to newest, officially supported-operating system as soon as possible.

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