Introduced in October 2001, Windows XP quickly became one of the operating systems favorites by users computers. So famous was this software created by Microsoft that it was discontinued after 13 years, when it had already had three successors (Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8).
Currently, Windows XP no longer receives official technical support from Microsoft, that is, Bill Gates’ company does not release security patches that protect users from new cyber threats. Despite this limitation, there are still many people who have computers running this software.
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If you fondly remember the times when you used this operating system, but you are aware that using it again is a risk, you will be happy to know that they have just published a pack with more than 500 Windows XP icons that you can use on a desktop PC or laptop using newer software.
According to Genbeta, a portal specialized in technology, the person who carried out this work is called Matt Pettit, who recreated the 530 icons of Windows XP in high definition. The pack published by this DevianArt user also includes the icons of Whistler, the preliminary version of this software.
According to the publication, the project was born in January 2019 and the icons have a fairly high resolution (1,024 x 1,024). Although the package does not include Microsoft Office 2003 styles, the author assured that he plans to add them in the future, since this software was widely used at that time.
How to change an icon on your PC?
- Right click on the program icon
- Choose the properties option
- A small window will appear where you will have to choose ‘change icon’.
- Look for the Windows XP icon that you just downloaded.
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Windows 10: what happens if you press the ‘Windows’, ‘Shift’, and S keys on a PC or laptop?
Most people who take screenshots in Windows 10 need to press the ‘Print Screen‘ and then open an image editor like Photoshop either painting to save the image. You may not know it, but there is a much easier way to do this that few know about.
If we press the keys ‘Windows‘, ‘Shift‘ Y ‘yes‘ in Windows 10 a small toolbox will appear at the top of our laptop either pc. Thanks to this function we can make 4 different types of screenshots.