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Farewell Windows 7… all good things must come to an end

Time to start planning for the post-Windows 7 era

Why you should make upgrading a priority

On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7. That means no more security patches, bug fixes or upgrades. With approximately 6 months to go, it’s time to start exploring your options.

As Microsoft are withdrawing support this in turn leads to software vendors such as Sage & AutoDesk doing the same, meaning that the latest versions of their software may not even install on Windows 7.  Office 2019 or Office 365 ProPlus also will only work on Windows 10.

Windows 10 also adds exciting new features such as more built-in-security and data protection to help safeguard your information.

Your options are:

  • Upgrade your PC, if it will take it. We have worked closely with Windows 10 since it was in testing and have developed a customised upgrade process to ensure that the new features don’t cause issues with your day to day work.  As you can imagine the volume of computers requiring upgrade is high, so we are operating a diarised update schedule.

  • Replace your PC with a new computer running Windows 10 ‘out of the box’. This may not be necessary but depends on the specification and age of your computer.  We can work with you to take the pain out of changing your computer.

If you would like to know more or discuss the above with us, please get in touch.