Organizations still running Windows 7 are now officially living on borrowed time. As of Jan. 14, Microsoft has cut off extended support for the aging operating system. Though Windows 7 computers will continue to run and function as always, they’ll be more vulnerable to security flaws.
That’s because the end of extended support means no more Windows 7 bug fixes, security updates, or other patches from Microsoft.
But organizations still stuck with the OS do have a few options. Learn more about these three possible options in this free PDF download from TechRepublic.
From the download:
First, if your company hasn’t yet weaned off Windows 7, know that you’re not alone. In a survey of 100 IT professionals in the US and UK conducted by Kollective in December 2019, 53% admitted that they’ve yet to complete their Windows 10 migrations.
Taking inventory is a challenge for some as 8% of the respondents said they’re not sure if their businesses still had PCs running Windows 7.