Windows 7 end of life – why your business should take note
Microsoft made a commitment to provide 10 years of product support for Windows 7 when it was released on October 22, 2009. When this 10-year period ends, Microsoft will discontinue Windows 7 support so that they can focus investment on supporting newer technologies.
The specific end of support day for Windows 7 will be January 14, 2020. After that, technical assistance and software updates from Windows Update that help protect PCs will no longer be available for the product.
Microsoft strongly recommends Windows users move to Windows 10 sometime before January 2020 to avoid a situation where businesses need service or support that is no longer available.
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