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Windows 7 Support Ends: What Now?

If you’re using Windows 7, you obviously like it. When Windows 10 was released, Microsoft offered you every opportunity to upgrade to the new version free of charge – indeed, they made it very difficult to avoid doing that! – but you didn’t do it. But now, Microsoft is closing the book on Windows 7 once and for all, ending support for it in a few months’ time. So what does this mean for Windows 7 users? Can you continue using it beyond this cut-off date, and would it be wise to do so? If not, what can you do instead? In this article, I’ll explain what’s going to happen and examine the options available.

Category: Issues, Updates
Issue: 2019 Issue 10 October
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Article Reference: W235

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