Microsoft Windows 7 is one of the most successful Operating Systems in history. Its resilience has been bolstered by the controversies surrounding Windows 8, and indeed many users either skipped that version completely and went to 10, or stayed with 7. However, all good things must come to an end, and Microsoft has announced that January 14th 2020 is when they will officially end support for Windows 7.
So, what does this mean if you still use Windows 7? Well, your device will continue to operate as normal. However, when Microsoft withdraws support and updates, you will be increasingly vulnerable from a security perspective.
The upgrade to Windows 10 is a relatively simple process, but do bear in mind that your device may well be at an age where installation of Windows 10 could cause performance issues. Also, Windows 10 is optimised to better take advantage of newer hardware.
Talk to us today to discuss your specific situation and we’ll help you with a smooth transition to Windows 10.