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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium to offer long-term Windows XP support

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If you’re still using Windows XP and starting to lose a sleep over the fact that the April 8 end-of-support date is fast approaching, rest easy: there’s at least one security program out there that will continue to support the aged operating system for the foreseeable future.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium will offer long-term protection against malware and other threats for Windows XP, reports PC World. Aside from detecting and removing malware, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium also features a rootkit scanner, and browser-based security tools that work to protect you from tainted links, adware, and more. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium also includes Chameleon, which you can use to force your PC to reset and initiate a malware scan, even if your PC is stuck in the mud as a result of an attack.

This isn’t the only protection you can use to bolster your Windows XP install, though. Despite the fact that Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP a few weeks from now, Redmond will continue to offer anti-malware support through July 14, 2015. If you want a longer-term solution, however, you can pick up Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium for about $25 per year, which covers simultaneous protection of up to three PCs.

Need more tips on how to protect your Windows XP PC once Windows 8 comes and goes? Check out our Windows XP End of Support Survival Guide, which not only contains advice on how to weather any security-based storms, but also debunks the myths about the end of support.

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