Jan 13, 2020

Microsoft ends Windows 7 support: What should you do?

Microsoft is going to stop supporting Windows 7 from Tuesday so that it can focus on "Newer technologies". Without continued software and security updates, Windows 7 machines are more likely to be infected with viruses and malware, Microsoft wrote on its website. Hackers exploited weaknesses in unpatched versions of Windows 7, as well as to a lesser extent the earlier Windows XP, which Microsoft had stopped supporting. What should you do with your Windows 7 PC? Computers running Windows 7 will still function after Tuesday but they will become less and less secure. Businesses can pay Microsoft if they want to continue getting updates for Windows 7 Professional or Windows 7 Enterprise.

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