Microsoft ends the support for Windows 7 by 2020
Windows 7 will end its support by January 14, 2020 as mentioned by the Microsoft. Microsoft has made a commitment to provide 10 years of product support for Windows 7 when it was first released on October 22, 2009. Technical assistance and automatic updates that help protect your PC will no longer be made available for the product. Microsoft strongly recommends users to migrate to Windows 10 sometime before January 2020. This is because Microsoft wants to focus on the latest technologies and greater new experiences on the latest Operating System, which is at the moment, the Windows 10.
What happens if I continue to use Windows 7?
Users can still use Windows 7 after support has ended but Microsoft won’t be able to provide an assistance and any patches on the vulnerabilities. Users will potentially more vulnerable to security risks and viruses.
What should I do?
For most Windows 7 users, moving to a new device with Windows 10 will be the recommended path forward. Today’s PCs are faster, lightweight, yet powerful and more secure, with an average price that’s considerably less than that of the average PC eight years ago.
Can I upgrade my existing PC to Windows 10?
To take advantage of the latest hardware capabilities, we recommend moving to a new PC with Windows 10. Some PCs are not capable and don’t have the supported drivers for Windows 10, which may cause the OS to crash.
Need help with migrating or installing Windows 10?
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