Monday, January 13, 2020

READ ME: Support for Windows 7 had ended

Windows 7 logo

Is your personally-owned computer running Windows 7? If so, you may still be able to take advantage of Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade offer.

What is happening?
Windows 7 has now entered its End of Life phase, which means that Microsoft will no longer be offering updates of security fixes for the old operating system.

Don't panic.
However, Windows 7’s End of Life is no need for panic, either. PCs running Windows 7 won’t instantly stop working, nor should they become security risks overnight.

When is this taking place?
Tuesday, January 14 2020

What is being done for college-owned computers running Windows 7? 
The ITS Help Desk is reaching out to those departments who have Windows 7 computers to manage upgrades or replacements.

What if my personally owned computer is running Windows 7?
If you own a computer running Windows 7, you may be able to upgrade your personally owned computer to Windows 10. RIP, Windows 7. Upgrade to Windows 10 free -- here's how.

Learn more about Windows 7 End of Life
Support for Windows 7 is nearing the end
Windows 7 End of Life: everything you need to know about the death of Windows 7
Here's what will happen to your Windows 7 PC on January 15, 2020

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