• Goodbye old friend: Microsoft to end support for Windows 7 in one year

    6 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    It's not surprising to see PC users running an old version of Windows. Whether they refuse to switch to Windows 10's service model or their IT department is lazy, it's still pretty common to see PC's running Windows 7. It might be a good time to move on now. Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or free support for Windows 7 one year from today. Windows 7 was a huge success for Microsoft. Windows tends to come in good-bad cycles, and after the much-reviled Vista, its successor arrived as a breath of fresh air. Then came Windows 8, which...
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  • Tick-tock: The year-long Windows 7 countdown by the numbers

    Tick-tock: The year-long Windows 7 countdown by the numbers

    6 monthes ago - By Computerworld

    A year from today, Microsoft will issue the final public security update for Windows 7, ending the operating system's 10-year run. [ Related: Windows 7 to Windows 10 migration guide ]
    Here are some of the important numbers related to Windows 7's final 12 months. 10
    The label for the version of Windows slated to replace Windows 7 as the default OS in the enterprise. Currently, Windows 10's adoption rate lags behind Windows 7's at the same point in its post-launch timeline. In March 2013, 41 months after its debut, Windows 7 powered approximately 49% of all Windows PCs. To read this article...
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  • First Windows 10 build for Foldables appears on Microsoft's servers

    6 monthes ago - By WMPoweruser

    More evidence has appeared that Microsoft has not given up on the folding laptop dream, with a new Windows 10 build appearing on Microsoft's servers explicitly for “foldables”. The 18313.1004 rs shell devices foldables moniker makes it clear that the OS is designed for a family of devices rather than a specific device, and supports another rumour that...
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