Prepare Now for Windows 7 End of Support

Two years after Microsoft ended mainstream support for Windows 7, NetMarketShare reports that almost 50% of desktop computers worldwide still use the popular operating system. With Windows 7 end of support quickly approaching, businesses need to forestall costly security and compliance issues and plan for the future by upgrading to Windows 10. Microsoft will continue to offer extended support for Windows 7 only until January 14, 2020. This means that Microsoft will provide patches for security threats. However, the company will offer no service packs, no new features, and no fixes for bugs that do not present a security risk….

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End of Mainstream Support Not the End of the Road for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008

End of Mainstream Support Not the End of the Road for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008   Recent statements from Microsoft concerning the end of “Mainstream Support” for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 have caused some concern among Windows users. Fortunately, upgrading to Windows 8.1 to continue support and take advantage of new features is easy. Microsoft has announced that on January 13, 2015, mainstream support is ending for two popular products, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008. The deadline affects all home and business versions of Windows 7 (Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Enterprise and Starter). Microsoft…

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