(To see what you're currently running, press the Windows key and the Pause/Break key on your keyboard simultaneously; laptop users may have to press the Fn key as well.) Go to your Start menu, select All Programs, then Windows Update. Like Windows XP, Internet Explorer 6 reaches the end of its working life April 8.
Select Check for Updates and install everything that Microsoft flags as "Important." Under Change Settings, set Windows Update to Install Updates Automatically. But if you're running IE 7 or 8 on XP, those editions of Explorer won't get further updates, either.
Consumer interest has been low, with roughly 1,500 units shipped to OEMs, and no reported sales to consumers.
This script was not written by me, but has been posted in several places with no recognition of the author. Because it is sold at the same price as the version with Windows Media Player included, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo and Fujitsu Siemens have chosen not to stock the product.However, Dell did offer the operating system for a short time.Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info? )Yesterday, I opened the command prompt and it was fine.Today, I opened the command prompt and it opens *very briefly* and thencloses.