To avoid automatically applying the currently buggy Windows 10 Anniversary Update, follow the steps in this PDF file.
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Decreasing your screen resolution temporarily can make accessing your computer remotely much easier. This post explains how you can quickly change from one resolution to another with Windows 10.
Your best choice is to replace your Windows XP computer with a laptop or desktop running Windows 7, Windows 8 or a different operating system. If you do not replace your Windows XP computer, you should take these precautions.
Beginning on April 8, 2014, Microsoft will no longer provide updates to fix newly-discovered vulnerabilities in Windows XP. While security software vendors will continue to provide updates, those updates will not protect against holes in the Windows XP operating system.
We recommend replacing Windows XP computers before April 8.