Original January 4, 2019 post title was "Update IE8 to TLS1.2 for (nearly) Last Skype on Windows XP".  Update title changed May 1, 2019.   Readers wanting Skype-specific info should page or find down to the ORIGINAL INTRODUCTION.  UPDATE INTRODUCTION: This compiled procedure, Instructions To Add TLS1.2 To Windows XP OS & IE8, turns out to be useful for non-Skype purposes, and may now be obsolete for the intended purpose of running Windows XP Skype (see posts belo