like Using any other device windows 7 computer requires prompt updates by the owners of the system. You have seen Microsoft telling you to update the system and they did this by putting a program (windows updater). It takes proper analysis by the company to see if there is really need to continue with a certain software version. If they see no cardinal results from the analysis, they can terminate maintenance of that system at any time. Microsoft has been updating its systems and now we have windows 10 as the most popular operating system for.
Here is the information you need to know
Without wasting time Microsoft will stop maintaining windows 7 in 2020 on 14th January. Meaning there will be no support by the company on devices running windows 7. If you face any software problem and you think of contacting Microsoft it will be a share waste of time.
What does end of support mean to you?
After January 14, 2020, if your PC is running Windows 7, it will no longer receive security updates. Therefore, it’s important that you upgrade to a modern operating system such as Windows 10, which can provide the latest security updates to help keep you and your data safer. In addition, Microsoft customer service will no longer be available to provide Windows 7 technical support.
What should I do?
For most Windows 7 users, moving to a new device with Windows 10 will be the recommended path forward. Today’s PCs are faster, lightweight yet powerful, and more secure, with an average price that’s considerably less than that of the average PC eight years ago.
Can I upgrade my existing PC to Windows 10?
To take advantage of the latest hardware capabilities, we recommend moving to a new PC with Windows 10. As an alternative, compatible Windows 7 PCs can be upgraded by purchasing and installing a full version of the software. For more information, see Windows 10 upgrade FAQ.
How can I upgrade to Windows 10 for free?
The Windows 10 free upgrade offer ended on July 29, 2016. To get Windows 10 you will need to either purchase a new device or, if you have a compatible PC, purchase a full version of the software to upgrade your existing device. We recommend that you don’t install Windows 10 on an older device, as some Windows 7 devices are not compatible with Windows 10 or could experience reduced feature availability.
You can continue to use Windows 7, but after support has ended, your PC will become more vulnerable to security risks and viruses. Windows will continue to start and run, but you will no longer receive software updates, including security updates, from Microsoft.
Can Windows 7 still be activated after January 14, 2020?
Windows 7 can still be installed and activated after end of support; however, it will be more vulnerable to security risks and viruses due to the lack of security updates. After January 14, 2020, Microsoft strongly recommends that you use Windows 10 instead of Windows 7.
What if I’m running Windows 7 Enterprise?
If you are using Windows as part of a work environment, we recommend you check first with your IT department or see Windows 10 deployment support to learn more.
The above advice are a complete recommendation by Microsoft and they answered all the potential answers that you might have. kindly take an appropriate action to avoid inconvenience caused by this support withdrawal by Microsoft to windows 7. Remember that security is important but unfortunately it is the component Microsoft wishes to stop supporting on the system. meaning your computer will be at risk and prone to different virus attacks. You may loose important data if you tend to be reluctant on this.