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Windows 7 End of Life: What You Should Know

Are you still using Windows 7? Hesitant to make the switch to Windows 10? On January 14th, 2020 Windows 7 will no longer be supported, we have reached End of Life for Windows 7. This doesn’t mean your computer will stop working, however, it may be more at risk for security threats, viruses, etc. At Chipheads Computer Repair we offer the Windows 10 upgrade and can ensure that the data on your device stays safe during the switch. Interested in upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows to in the Twin Cities, MN area? Contact us today, we can come to you, you can come to us or you can even mail in your device.

About Windows 7 End of Life

The term “end of life” is used by Microsoft to identify when a product will no longer be supported. In the case of Windows 7, January 14th, 2020 will be the last day that Microsoft provides support. There will be no more updates, security fixes or support for Windows 7 at all.

Microsoft discontinues support for products, applications and operating systems in an effort to dedicate their time to the things that matter most.

How Popular is Windows 7?

It may come as a surprise but until the fourth quarter of 2018, Windows 7 was still the most popular Windows version. In 2019, Windows 10 took the crown from Windows 7. There are more than a billion Windows users around the Earth, hundreds of millions will be affected by the end of life of Windows 7.

Does end of life apply to all Windows 7 versions?

When it comes to Windows 7 versions such as Home and Pro, January 14th, 2020 will mark the end of support. However, for those using Windows 7 embedded systems, it may be a bit different. We recommend reaching out to Microsoft for specific information regarding your device and system.

How Can I Upgrade Windows 7?

You can upgrade to Windows 10 today by contacting Chipheads Computer Repair in Richfield, Minnesota. We offer onsite computer services to the entire Twin Cities community and are always happy to help.

Upgrade to Windows 10 in Richfield, MN Today

Ready to upgrade to Windows 10? Contact Chipheads Computer Repair today.


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