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Microsoft to stop support for Windows 7 from January 2020

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Microsoft on Wednesday confirmed that it will officially end support for its Windows 7 operating system on January 14, 2020. From this day, Windows 7 will not be supported on laptops and desktops and will no longer get security and technical updates. Though the 10-year-old software will continue to function, but Microsoft customer service will not be available to provide Windows 7 technical support.

“Support for Windows 7 will close on January 14, 2020. This means that after this, the operating system will not get security and technical updates. So, the risk of using the computer devices running on it will increase,” Farhana Haque, Group Director of Microsoft India said at a press conference.

The tech giant suggests the users to shift to a Windows 10 based desktop, laptop or tablet as this is the latest operating system that’s productive and secure, and comes with updated features.

The shift to the modern desktop is already underway in organizations around the world. The cost for troubleshooting or fixing over four-year-old computers is more than the cost invested to purchase three or more fast and modern devices, with zero hassles, as per a report.

The transition from older version to the newest OS will benefit the organizations with better security and productivity gains offered by the modern desktops.

Microsoft also added that it is already working with the computer manufacturing companies such as Dell and HP to make the devices available at affordable costs. It is also seeing options to roll out buyback or exchange offers for its users.

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  1. I am using windows 7 for a long time on my professional laptop. I am really grateful to you for this information. please give us more information about this topic.

  2. If there are corrupted system files on your computer, you may also encounter the Dism error 87 windows 7. Thus, to fix this problem, you need to check and repair the corrupted system files firstly. Hence, the Windows built-in tool System File Checker is a good choice to repair the corrupted system files.

  3. If the hardware fails to communicate with the software that means the error is your driver. So you have to update the device driver and to do that you have to search for your device manager then click on the drive which you wanna update, you will get the result and click on proceed to go for next.

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