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Running Windows 7? The Clock's Ticking

5 monthes ago   |   By Computer Business Review

A year today Microsoft's Windows 7 support ends.
With the operating system still running on over 35 percent of the world's desktops, according to a Net Applications survey earlier this month (we won't mention the 4.54 percent of users still running XP), businesses face a substantial migration workload if they want to avoid a network of unsupported and insecure desktops.
(Doing so is a recipe for disaster: when your OS stops being supported, the updates and security patches stop, resulting in heightened risks of malware infection and the potential for devasting losses caused through...
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Microsoft is ending Windows 7 support one year from today

Microsoft is ending Windows 7 support one year from today

5 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

Today is an important date to note for Windows 7 users, because in exactly a year's time, on January 14, 2020, all support for the operating system will cease, meaning that Microsoft will no longer deliver updates or critical security patches. In other words, you've only got a year left before you need to consider moving to Windows 10. Mainstream support for Windows 7 ended back in January 2015, but extended support, whereby Microsoft continues to deliver updates and fixes any vulnerabilities in the OS, runs for a further five years. So as mentioned, that means it all comes to a grinding...
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