Microsoft security essentials not updating xp
This means that after the 8th April 2014, you'll still be able to use Windows Update to download all existing security patches.This is important, as if you re-install Windows XP, you should still apply all of the existing patches in order to make the base operating system as secure as it should be.You'll still be able to install old security updates, but no new patches will be released This sounds bad, but before you get too worried about Microsoft no longer providing patches, it's important to understand the other threats to your computer.
Potentially, this means that hackers could target the new flaw, letting them infect a Windows XP machine.
This is good news, as it means it's still possible to defend your computer against threats, as we'll show you.
We've talked to Microsoft and it has confirmed that all existing security patches and updates for Windows XP will still be available after support officially ends.
All you have to do is run a Registry hack to enable Windows XP updates.
Before you follow the instructions it's important to note a couple of important things.