Posts made in May, 2014

Still Using Internet Explorer 6 or Windows XP? You Might Want to Read This.

Posted by on May 1, 2014

Microsoft has recently announced the end of support for Windows XP. XP was a much-loved favorite of Microsoft users, although with the existence of newer, still user-friendly operating systems, XP has been essentially outclassed for some years now.  Now that support is gone, it only takes an XP system approximately thirty minutes to be infected. Even antivirus software cannot prevent this. That, in and of itself, is a very convincing reason to upgrade as soon as possible.   In related and possibly less publicized news, Microsoft has also ended support for the wildly defunct Internet Explorer 6. This has been a long time coming, as IE 6 has been criticized for years as being an insecure and faulty browser. However, it has a large user base even today, well over a decade after its release, and some businesses still require their employees to use IE 6 as their primary browser. According to modern.ie, 4.2% of internet users across the globe use it. That’s a pretty large amount when you consider how many versions of how many different browsers have been released since 2001.   We at Div Creative urge our clients to upgrade their browsers to the newest version as soon as possible, for several reasons. The first, and...

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