Users might get exposed to cybersecurity risks, Microsoft urges Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 10 !
The other side of Microsoft is now revealed to its users ! Microsoft is now winding up its support on the Windows 7 operating system. The end of support for Windows 7 on PC and Laptop will be only available till 14 January 2020. The nine-year-old operating system won’t be receiving any support, including security updates, leaving users exposed to cybersecurity risks. Microsoft has urged Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 10.
Report says this will be done on 14 Jan to boost PC sales in Asia.Businesses having the existing version of Windows 7 operating system will have to either upgrade their licenses to Windows 10 Pro or give the update to Windows 10 Enterprise . If both are not done, they will be needing to buy new PCs altogether to get the Microsoft extended support. Microsoft considers this will give a huge boost to PC business in Asia. As in Asia, the statistics say 35% of the enterprise PCs are still running on Windows 7, and microsoft wants to convert these users to windows 10 lovers !
Nishant Singh, head of technology and telecoms data at GlobalData, said in a press statement, the cost effectiveness of windows 10 over windows 7 was remarkable and that the businesses whose operating system is getting converted will actually love it. “This should reflect a slight bump in PC sales in 2020.: he adds.
“By beginning the updates now, our expectation is that you have the opportunity to design and get ready for this change,” Microsoft said in a blog entry.
To say a word about windows 7, this was released in October 2009, so it had a 10 +-year life cycle which has come to a close. Windows 10 was released in 2015, and microsoft wants to make all the users uniquely use windows 10.
The reports says “market for new PCs in Asia was worth $39.4 billion in 2019, market for new PCs in Asia was worth $39.4 billion in 2019”.The reports further points out that market for new PCs in Asia was worth $39.4 billion in 2019 and India accounted for around 20% for it.
The Windows 10 operating system has grown into one of the best operating systems from microsoft, years after its release.Many users complained that Windows 8, the previous version of Windows, was confusing and difficult to use, but was world widely used. As a result, Microsoft introduced its next operating system, Windows 10 which looks and feels similar to older versions but with a lot of new features and improvements.
Recent report says, Global Data pegs Windows 10 current market share in Asia at around 60%. Also the whole global market share of Windows 10 was 47.65%, while Windows 7 was 32.74%, as per the statistics on December 2019, and as per Netmarketshare.
You may have doubts arising , that will your existing Windows 7 operating system will stop working? The answer is that your Windows 7 computer will keep working, but Microsoft won’t provide security updates or fixes, or technical support for any issues, so any problems arising, you will need to take care of .This also leaving your computer at greater risk from viruses and malware that may circulate to take advantage of any flaws that are later discovered.So it is made important for you to switch to an OS version that Microsoft will still put resources behind and the current such OS is the windows 10 operating system from which you can get eminent support from their 24*7 technical experienced support team.
Microsoft has a long-established Fixed Lifestyle Policy introduced for many of its products and OS. For each version of its OS, the company offers a minimum of 10 years of support, including the extended support apart from the main support. And if you need any extra help. You can get help at a very affordable price. Microsoft has also made a plan for the repetitive membership than a single time charge, to purchase Windows 10 and Microsoft 365.
Microsoft claims most of their users are happy in changing their OS from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and are enjoying the additional features.