Updating product key on windows xp
The Wanna Cry ransomware has wreaked havoc across the NHS since appearing at the end of last week, blocking staff from accessing patient data.
It has also locked down computers across many other organisations, including Telefonica and Fed Ex, taking advantages of vulnerabilities in Windows XP - an operating system Microsoft launched in 2001 and withdrew full support for in 2015.
Microsoft has now issued a public patch to update XP, a move which has been described as 'highly unusual' as the vendor is typically providing custom support.
Here is how to upgrade to the latest operating system, Windows 10.
It cost a little bit of money, but if anything goes wrong, having a backup will ensure you can go back.However, when SFC finds damaged files it asks for physical media from which to locate and replace the problem files.