Sweet penny! As we, hopefully, all know by now, Microsoft will be ending support for Windows 7 next year. One of the world’s most popular OS will reach end of support less than a year from now. January 14, 2020, to be exact. Microsoft is currently engaged in a drive to move users away from this old platform and onto...

The countdown begins, the clock is ticking! Tick tock, tick tock. Windows 7, one of the finest operating systems Microsoft ever put out there, is set to be retired in exactly a year from now. Meaning, customers have exactly 365 days to upgrade to a newer, supported version of the OS. The date to keep in mind is for...

One of the most popular software developers around has confirmed that it is dropping Windows 7 support for its Adobe Creative Cloud line of design applications. In fact, the suite of apps will actually drop support for a number of other versions of the operating system, including Windows 8 and some versions of Windows...

Smart. Microsoft has found a way to generate some nice side revenue from Windows 7, which is currently the world’s most popular desktop operating system. But one that is getting ready for sunset, with end of life set for January 14, 2020. And while Redmond is keen on moving the user base to a newer version of the...

A survey has shown that companies are in no rush to abandon Windows 7 and upgrade to the latest version of the operating system. The world’s most popular desktop OS is good enough for many, it appears. Speaking of, Windows 7 is on track to reach end of support in January 2020 — which is not all that far off when you...

It’s no big secret that Microsoft wants to see Windows 7 gone. But since support for this old OS is set to last until January 2020, the company can’t really do anything. The popular operating system was released in 2009, and that means PCs even older than this date were quickly to deploy Windows 7. They still are...

Who’d have imagined! There were days when Microsoft antivirus products like Microsoft Security Essentials and Windows Defender used to fail the majority of security tests. So much so that they were mostly considered base level protection, the first line of defense. This basically meant that third-party security...

Microsoft never wastes a chance talking about just how secure its latest OS is, but another study has revealed that Windows 10 is pretty much twice as safe as Windows 7. For home users, that is. Redmond claims that its newest operating system is the most secure version of Windows to date, and this security report (PDF...

The second Tuesday of every month brings along its own unique set of goodies for users of Microsoft platforms, and Windows 7 and 8.1 just got a bunch of new updates as part of Patch Tuesday. To go with a range of fixes released for all four versions of Windows 10. Windows 7 Service Pack 1 users are in line for...

The oldest trick in the book! But a bit surprising to see Microsoft going after Windows 7 pirates with this intensity, at this stage of the lifecycle of the operating system. And more so, with Windows 10 on the horizon, with reportedly a new protection scheme. Regardless, it is mandatory on a company to protect its...