Windows XP Support ended 2014 April 8thMake sure you do an update on April 8th to get the latest and greatest of all patches installed
check that your login account is a regular user, not an administrator. This will protect you from a lot of exploits;
first, upgrade Internet Explorer to the latest version that runs under windows XP. Then STOP using internet explorer. Using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your default web browser
Continue to update your antivirus programs
Remove JAVA if you absolutely do not need it
Keep updating adobe reader and adobe flash (or remove them if not needed)
Surf safely; download software only from original sources, not 3rd party sources.
Microsoft has ended support for Windows XP (it came out in 2001) on Tuesday April 8th, 2014.
This means no more security patches to the operating system, which will leave your XP computer vulnerable in the future.
Tips to make your windows XP computer safer:
Posted: 2014 March 10
Updated: 2014 May 05