Monday, 27 May 2019

Microsoft announces will 'kill' Windows 7 on the next year


IllustrationIllustration - Windows 7 operating system is approaching it end. Microsoft has planned to widely disseminate information to users that they will end support for Windows 7. Users are also encouraged to switch to use Windows 10.

Microsoft has prepared the 'death' date of Windows 7, which is January 14th, 2020, as quoted from The Verge, on Wednesday, March 13th 2019. With the end of Windows 7, it means that later users also can no longer get Microsoft Office 2010 updates. And, this giant software company is also preparing a solution, namely users can use Office 365.

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"Starting next month, if you are a Windows 7 customer, you can see notifications appearing on your Windows 7 PC" explained Matt Barlow, CVP Windows. The first notification will notify you to change from Windows 7 to Windows 10. When the user closes the notification, a similar notification will appear again. Regarding the time period when the service on the Windows 7 will be stopped.

The company, founded by Bill Gates and the late Paul Allen, said the notice will only be displayed several times during 2019, and the information stopped after Windows 7 support ended in January 2020. Windows 10 itself has a market share that has exceeded the achievements of Windows 7. This year, Microsoft said that Windows 10 has been running on more than 800 million devices.


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