Windows 7 End of Life:
Microsoft has ended mainstream support for Windows 7 on January 13, 2015, but has provided extended support which will not end until 14 January 2020.
What will happen when my Windows 7 support ends?
Microsoft stops supporting Windows 7 on January 14, 2020. When this happens Windows 7 operating system will quickly become increasingly unsafe. All the versions of Windows have limited shelf lives. And even though they don’t disappear, the lack of security updates will leave them woefully outdated.
“After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running ‘Windows 7‘,” the company wrote in a post on Monday. … “You can continue to use ‘Windows 7‘, but once support ends, your PC will become more vulnerable to security risks,” Microsoft said.
Which Version do I Have?
How do I find out what my Windows version is?
Below is how to check for operating system information in Windows 7
- Click the Start button. , enter Computer in the search box, right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
- Look under the Windows edition for the version and edition of Windows that your PC is running.
We strongly suggest replacing all Windows 7 pc’s on your network to Windows 10 pc’s which run faster, and are more secure.
If you need help with your migration plan, or need a new computer, please call our office on 1300 760 339.
Our pc’s are supplied with the correct Windows version for your network, fast SSD drives, and enough memory to handle all your office applications. They also have a 3 year manufacturers warranty.
We suggest replacing your Windows 7 pc’s as soon as possible, in an organised fashion. If you are unsure of your current OS status, please call us and we will run a free audit on your network.
To read more, you can visit the Microsoft Website here.