There has been a lot of talk this week about upgrading, this is due to the fact that on the 14th Microsoft stopped supporting computers with the Windows 7 operating system. This was not a surprise to many people as they did announce last year that this would be happening.
Businesses are often left with big decisions to make when it comes to making upgrades, to help you understand upgrades a bit more see below an infographic with some information about upgrades.
Upgrading can be a stressful time, but our IT Professionals here at Tecnica are well experienced with upgrades and have a large amount of knowledge about them.
What does the end of Windows 7 mean for you? Essentially it means that if you computer system is still operating Windows 7, you will no longer receive any updates, technical support and GDPR Protection among other things. This could cause some serious issues for your business. As it will mean hacking into your computer is easier as the bugs will not be getting fixed, you will have no support should something go wrong and this could cause delays in productivity. Should you wish to know more about the Microsoft End Of Life 2020, please click here to read one of our previous blog posts.
The best way to avoid all of that is to upgrade your systems. You could either upgrade to Windows 10 or to a completely different operating system. However, it is important to ensure that your computer is compatible with the new OS for it to be working as efficiently as it should.