1. What will happen? Despite being nearly nine years old, Windows 7 is still one of the most widely used desktop operating systems in the world, with just under 40% of Windows computers running it. That means, if people don’t start switching to Windows 8 or higher(preferably Windows 10), there will be a lot more extremely vulnerable computers out there come 2020. Without regular security updates being issued by Microsoft,hackers will be able to have Read more…
You’re prepared, at least mentally, to begin your migration to Windows 10. Is your hardware ready, though? How you handle your IT (on your own, with as-needed support, or with a fully managed agreement) will change how you will have to deal with your transition.
Technically, regular Windows 7 support has been dead since 2015, however, the extended support period is over January 2020, which means no more updates or security patches. What should you be aware of for EOL? Get ready, you may have some work to do.
January 14, 2020 will officially mark Windows 7 End of Life. Many companies have used Windows 7 since it launched in 2009 and are still actively using it today. So, what’s the big deal? Can you just stick with Windows 7 or will your computer self-destruct?