“Beware Microsoft Windows 7 users”, Yes You read it right. If you are the user of Windows 7 this news is for you.
Microsoft will be ending the support of Windows 7 from 14 January 2020. Company has already started sending notifications to consumers reminding them to upgrade the OS to Windows 10.
Check the below link to read the official announcement from the Company.
What this Means: –
This means that user although can continue to use the Windows 7 OS without continued software and security updates which can lead to the greater risk of viruses and malware.
When Windows 7 reaches the end of support on 14th Jan 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide the following: –
- Technical Support for any Issue.
- Software Updates
- Security Updates.
Windows 7 was launched by Microsoft in 2009, was critically praised worldwide. its more intuitive interface (with particular praise devoted to the new taskbar), fewer User Account Control popups, and other improvements made across the platform. Windows 7 was a major success for Microsoft; even prior to its official release, pre-order sales for 7 on the online retailer Amazon.com had surpassed previous records.
Best Alternative of Windows 7: –
Microsoft has already released Windows 10, and more importantly, a company offering the Windows 7 users to directly upgrade the OS from 7 to windows 10. Or you can also buy the new machine having preloaded windows 10 in it.
In case you want to move from windows to Linux, you can also check the various popular Linux distros like:-
- Linux Mint
- Kali Linux
In the End, I just say choose your decision wisely.