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Microsoft ends Windows 7 support one year from today

8 days ago   |   By Beta News

It took until last month for Windows 10 to finally overtake Windows 7's usage share but the older OS remains hugely popular. Mainstream support for Windows 7 stopped in January 2015, but users have continued to receive security fixes and patches for known issues as part of Microsoft's extended support, which runs for five years. However, that's due to come to an end on January 14 2020, exactly one year from today. The cessation of support could prove a nightmare for enterprises, as according to a new 'Death of Windows 7' report from content delivery firm, Kollective, as many as...
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Microsoft is ending Windows 7 support one year from today

Microsoft is ending Windows 7 support one year from today

8 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

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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