Windows XP Users Won’t Be Able to Login to Dropbox after August 29, 2016

Here's another reason to upgrade to Windows 10: Dropbox ends support for Windows XP users on August 29, 2016 - don't delay!

That’s right. If you are still running Windows XP and you use Dropbox, after August 29th, you won’t be able to run the Dropbox program on your computer. Here is the recent posting at Dropbox:

“On August 29, 2016, the Dropbox desktop app will no longer support Windows XP. On this date, you will be automatically signed out of any Dropbox accounts linked to a Windows XP computer. You can sign in again once you update to Windows Vista or a later version of Windows.

If you are signed out of your Dropbox account, please know that no changes will be made to your account. Your files and photos will be safe. You’ll still be able to access your account—or create a new account—on dropbox.com or on other compatible computers and mobile devices.”

Warning for Free Dropbox Users

Also, realize that for the FREE version of Dropbox, you need to log in – at least on the Dropbox website – at least once every 90 days or you risk having your data removed. This is part of the terms of service at Dropbox for free account holders.

What Windows XP Users Should Do

To be honest, there aren’t many choices for Windows XP Dropbox account holders. It is unlikely that you will be able to even upgrade to Windows 10.  What’s left?

  • Log in to Dropbox at least once every 90 days on the Dropbox website.
  • Install Dropbox on another device that has Windows Vista or higher.
  • Get a new computer that has Windows 10.

Attend My Windows 10 Webinar This Week

FREE Webinar - Windows 10 Survival Guide for Genealogists presented by Thomas MacEntee on Friday, July 22nd at 1pm CDT. Do you know that the deadline for upgrading to Windows 10 for FREE is July 29th? The Windows 10 operating system is not so much a choice as it is an inevitability. As Microsoft continues to remove support from Windows 8 and earlier versions, you should get on board the Windows 10 upgrade train now! Learn the new features of Windows 10, how it will impact how you research genealogy, and more. You’ll also learn which default Windows 10 settings to change as well as how to fix common “annoyances” experienced by most users. Click here to register - via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

So here is another reason to finally get off of Windows XP!  Isn’t it time you learned about Windows 10?  Attend the FREE Webinar – Windows 10 Survival Guide for Genealogists presented by me, Thomas MacEntee, on Friday, July 22nd at 1pm CDT.

Do you know that the deadline for upgrading to Windows 10 for FREE is July 29th? The Windows 10 operating system is not so much a choice as it is an inevitability. As Microsoft continues to remove support from Windows 8 and earlier versions, you should get on board the Windows 10 upgrade train now! Learn the new features of Windows 10, how it will impact how you research genealogy, and more. You’ll also learn which default Windows 10 settings to change as well as how to fix common “annoyances” experienced by most users.

Click here to register – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

©2016, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.

Genealogy Bargains for Monday 18 July 2016

microsoft-free-windows-10-pc-offer

UPDATED GENEALOGY BARGAINS for Monday, July 18, 2016

Don’t forget that 5% of all revenue generated by Genealogy Bargains is given back to the genealogy community! Check out The Genealogy Fairy for more information!

NEW Genealogy Bargains

FREE Dell Inspiron 15 laptop! Here's an amazing offer I just saw from Microsoft and it is legit: if they can't upgrade your QUALIFIED device to Windows 10 at a Microsoft Store, they will give you a FREE Dell Inspiron 15 laptop! Click here for more information - via Microsoft

  • FREE Dell Inspiron 15 laptop! Here’s an amazing offer I just saw from Microsoft and it is legit: if they can’t upgrade your QUALIFIED device to Windows 10 at a Microsoft Store, they will give you a FREE Dell Inspiron 15 laptop! Click here for more information – via Microsoft

This week we are celebrating the publication of Sunny Jane Morton’s new book, Story of My Life - A Workbook for Preserving Your Legacy by F&W Media, publishers of Family Tree Magazine.

FREE 1940 US Census Access at Ancestry.com! “ Almost 9 out of 10 Americans have a relative in the 1940 Census. Simply start by entering a name and see who you can discover, right now.” Click here to get started - via Ancestry.com

  • FREE 1940 US Census Access at Ancestry.com! “ Almost 9 out of 10 Americans have a relative in the 1940 Census. Simply start by entering a name and see who you can discover, right now.” Click here to get started – via Ancestry.com

ONGOING Genealogy Bargains

Genealogy author and educator Thomas MacEntee reviews Organize Your Genealogy by Drew Smith – learn how to invest in organizing your genealogy now so you have more time to find ancestors later!

  • “Organize Your Genealogy” Super Bundle Deal!  “For a limited time only, Evidentia is offering a super bundle deal to help you ORGANIZE the rest of your genealogy research! You’ll get Drew Smith’s new book, Organize Your Genealogy: Strategies and Solutions for Every Researcher, along with the CD version of Evidentia Software, AND we’ll throw in a FREE copy of the Evidentia Quickstart Guide, as well as FREE shipping on the entire package!” Normally $55.98, now just $45.00! Click here to learn more. Via Evidentia

FREE Webinar - Windows 10 Survival Guide for Genealogists presented by Thomas MacEntee on Friday, July 22nd at 1pm CDT. Do you know that the deadline for upgrading to Windows 10 for FREE is July 29th? The Windows 10 operating system is not so much a choice as it is an inevitability. As Microsoft continues to remove support from Windows 8 and earlier versions, you should get on board the Windows 10 upgrade train now! Learn the new features of Windows 10, how it will impact how you research genealogy, and more. You’ll also learn which default Windows 10 settings to change as well as how to fix common “annoyances” experienced by most users. Click here to register - via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

  • FREE Webinar – Windows 10 Survival Guide for Genealogists presented by Thomas MacEntee on Friday, July 22nd at 1pm CDT. Do you know that the deadline for upgrading to Windows 10 for FREE is July 29th? The Windows 10 operating system is not so much a choice as it is an inevitability. As Microsoft continues to remove support from Windows 8 and earlier versions, you should get on board the Windows 10 upgrade train now! Learn the new features of Windows 10, how it will impact how you research genealogy, and more. You’ll also learn which default Windows 10 settings to change as well as how to fix common “annoyances” experienced by most users. Click here to register – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

elements of genealogical analysis

Join genealogists Tamika Maddox Strong and Amy Johnson Crow for a free webinar as they review Digital Public Library of America genealogy resources.

  • FREE WEBINAR: Using DPLA for Genealogy and Family History – Tuesday, July 26th, 3pm EDT – ““In this hour-long workshop webinar, DPLA Community Reps and experienced genealogists Tamika Maddox Strong and Amy Johnson Crow will introduce DPLA as a resource for family historians, genealogists, and anyone interested in learning about new research skills and cool collections in DPLA. You will leave this workshop with new tips for searching for family names in DPLA and exploring resources in your family’s hometown or region.  We’ll also take a peek at some of the collections that may prove invaluable for your family research: yearbooks, letters, newspapers, military records, family Bibles and more!  With content from 2,000 libraries, archives, and museums across the country, DPLA also offers a unique opportunity to dig deeper and add context to the lives of our ancestors. The workshop is free and open to all so whether you are new to DPLA, new to genealogy, or highly experienced, the workshop will have something for you. ” Click here to register – via Digital Public Library of America

Save 20% on The Last Muster - incredible photographs of American Revolutionary War veterans! Celebrate the 240th anniversary of this nation’s birth with a 20% off sale on either volume of these amazing books by Maureen Taylor. Use promo code INDEPENDENCE16 now through July 31st. Click here to shop - via Maureen Taylor

  • Save 20% on The Last Muster – incredible photographs of American Revolutionary War veterans! Celebrate the 240th anniversary of this nation’s birth with a 20% off sale on either volume of these amazing books by Maureen Taylor. Use promo code INDEPENDENCE16 now through July 31st. Click here to shop – via Maureen Taylor

Everyday Low Prices on Genealogy and Family History! Dig deeper into your ancestry with the genealogy books and family tree software that have helped so many other genealogists and general hobbyists discover their past, Enjoy your ancestry lookup to the fullest, right from the start, and learn to research by state, research your family heritage, dive into genealogy records, and step back in time by using family photos and heirlooms to unlock your family’s secrets.” And use promo code SFTTHOMAS16 at checkout and save an additional 15%! Click here to save - via Shop Family Tree

  • Everyday Low Prices on Genealogy and Family History! Dig deeper into your ancestry with the genealogy books and family tree software that have helped so many other genealogists and general hobbyists discover their past, Enjoy your ancestry lookup to the fullest, right from the start, and learn to research by state, research your family heritage, dive into genealogy records, and step back in time by using family photos and heirlooms to unlock your family’s secrets.” And use promo code SFTTHOMAS16 at checkout and save an additional 15%! Click here to save – via Shop Family Tree

Disclaimer

All prices and offers are subject to change. Some items may be sold out and have limited inventory. Also check to see if you have automated purchase settings enabled, such as Amazon Buy with 1-Click: it is your responsibility to make sure you are getting the correct price for an item before you check out and finalize the transaction.

Follow Us on Pinterest

All new deals are posted to Pinterest – follow us there!
Follow GeneaBloggers’s board Genealogy Bargains on Pinterest.

©2016, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.

Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday, 18 July 2016

Nelson Mandela

Former South African President Nelson Mandela was born on 18 July 1918 at Qunu, Transkei, South Africa.


Today is Monday, 18 July 2016, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Today: First Perfect Score in Olympic History – 40th Anniversary, Mandela Day, and Red Skelton’s Birthday – Anniversary.

Continue reading