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Usage in Windows 7 has been dramatically falling as such Microsoft has ended support for Windows 7.

Windows desktop over time

 

For many left on it, what now?

The immediate problem is that Microsoft will no longer produce updates for Windows 7. That means you'll be cut off from security updates, which puts you at greater risk.  Suppliers of hardware and software will soon drop Windows 10 like I did Windows XP. Some have no choice as Windows 7 is no longer considered secure.

Source: StatCounter Global Stats - Windows Version Market Share

As you can see in Australia, it has dropped from almost 72% in 2010 to 9% usage today. That 9% cannot pay for much, which is the Microsoft problem here. Some like a competitor are now telling its Windows 7 users that they plan an increase in support fees for them.

We have been urging our clients to move to Windows 10! 

Note if you are on a DOS system, we recommend you do not move.

If you are thinking of updating, then please give us a call.

 

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