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RIP Windows 7 Support for Windows 7 is officially Ends

RIP Windows 7 Support for Windows 7 is officially Ends

RIP Windows 7 Support for Windows 7 is officially Ends

Microsoft ends the support for Windows 7 today (jan 14 2020). Microsoft is dropping the support for Windows 7 nearly after the 11 years. 

Windows 7 Operating System became so popular that it took Windows 10 nearly 4 years just to pass it in the market share but even today, millions of the PCs users are still running Windows 7 OS, and the OS still runs on a massive 26% of all PCs according to data from Netmarketshare. Microsoft spent a years trying to get users to upgrade their Windows 7 to Windows 10 free of charge but 10 of millions of PCs will now be left vulnerable to exploits and security vulnerabilities.

Education and Businesses users of the Windows 7 will be able to pay for extended security updates but it could be more costly venture for some. Microsoft is now easing these costs with a free year of the post retirement updates to Windows 7 users with the active Windows 10 subscriptions. That has not made a big dent in Windows 7 market share recently.

Microsoft has been notifying the users of the Windows 7 throughout the 2019 about today’s end of support, so people still stuck on the OS can not say they have not been warned. A ful screen notification will appear for the users of the Windows 7 users a warning that id systems are now out of support. Microsoft is trying to convince existing Windows 7 users to upgrade to machines running the OS Windows 10.

What Windows 7 users will not get after the end of the support ?

  • Software Updates
  • Security updates
  • Technical Supports of the Issues

Security is really important, you can still run the Windows 7 but it will be a risk for malware and viruses. So the best way is left to stay update with the security is to update to Windows 10 now.

How to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 for free

You can get Windows 10 for free if you have activated copy of the Windows 7, so follow the steps below :-

1. First of all visit this link on your browser.

2. Now under the Create Windows 10 Installation media, click on download tool now.

3. Now run this tool

4. Choose the option of Upgrade this PC now.

5. Now follow the given prompts.

6. Now wait for it to Upgrade.

7. Now after upgrading you can see under settings - update and security - activation that your windows 10 is activated.

Note :-  If you have a Windows 7 Home license then you can only update to Windows 10 Home, while if you have Windows 7 Pro then you can only be updated to Windows 10 Pro.

So this is the end of the Windows 7, hope you will enjoy the Windows 10 now. If you still have any question then you can ask me in the comment section below. Keep visiting QasimTricks for more contents like this.

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