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Security Alert – Windows XP and Internet Explorer

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If you are seeing the above notification then your Internet Explorer Browser and Windows Operating System is outdated. Both are no longer supported by Windows due to security risks. Your customer information is not secure when using an outdated browser.

Please download Google’s Chrome Browser or Firefox – both of which are secure and will assure that your customer data does not get compromised.

As an alternative you can access GetFiveStars from any tablet or smart phone.

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If you are using Windows XP – please read the “Official Statement” from Microsoft here.

Excerpt from the Official Microsoft Statement:

While it’s true that you can keep using your PC with Windows XP after support ends, we don’t recommend it. For starters, it’ll become five times more vulnerable to security risks and viruses, which means you could get hacked and have your personal information stolen. Also, companies that make devices like digital cameras, Internet-ready TVs, and printers won’t provide drivers that work with Windows XP, so if you get new devices, they won’t work with your current PC. And over time, the security and performance of your PC will just continue to degrade so things will only get worse.

Windows Internet Explorer 8 is also no longer supported, so if you use it (or any other browser) to surf the web, you might be exposing your PC to additional threats. Microsoft has also stopped providing Microsoft Security Essentials for download on Windows XP.

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Stuck with an old browser? Here are some suggestions.

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Links:
Google Chrome Browser
Firefox Browser
Internet Explorer Browser
Support Email – support@getfivestars.com

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