German blog aids WinXP users

Though Microsoft has withdrawn support for Windows XP, a German blog has posted a tweak that could provide support for the next five years

Here are their instructions

Create a text file with this content::



Save as .reg file and doubleclick to import it.

POSReady2009 Updates will now install on a normal XP and Windows Updates shows also the updates for POSReady2009.

The blogger says: ATTENTION: Use it you own risk! These updates are not tested on a regular XP system and could damage your system.

Get the full instructions from  Getting XP updates – Tutorials – Home of the


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