Micrsoft Windows 7 and 8.1
Are now unsupported software which needs to be upgraded as soon as possible!
Microsoft made a commitment to provide 10 years of product support for Windows 7 when it was released on October 22, 2009. This 10-year period has now ended, and Microsoft has discontinued Windows 7 support so that they focus on the investment on supporting newer technologies and great new experiences. The specific end of support day for Windows 7 was January 14, 2020. Technical assistance and software updates from Windows Update that help protect your PC are no longer available for the product. Microsoft strongly recommends that you move to Windows 10 to avoid a situation where you need service or support that is no longer available.
Technical assistance and software updates from Windows Update that help protect your PC are no longer available for the product. Microsoft strongly recommends that you move to Windows 10 to avoid a situation where you need service or support that is no longer available.
Can one still use Windows 7/8 after Jan 2023?
Windows 7/8 can still be installed and activated after end of support; however, it will be more vulnerable to security risks and viruses due to the lack of security updates. After January, 2023, Microsoft strongly recommends use of Windows 10 instead of Windows 8.
Does upgrading to Windows 10 delete files?
The answer is NO. However programs and files will be removed: If you are running XP or Vista, then upgrading your computer to Windows 10 will remove all of your programs, settings and files. Then, after the upgrade is done, you will be able to restore your programs and files on Windows 10.
Dental practices compliance impact for GDPR Data Security and Protection Toolkit.
DSPT has specifically ruled out using unsupported software under category "No unsupported operating systems, software or internet browsers are used within the IT estate.". Thre are about ten questions in this category which will require practice specific answers.