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When Windows 7 Dies, Don’t Rely on Microsoft to Keep Your PC Safe

On Jan. 14, 2020, Microsoft will retire Windows 7 and stop issuing security updates for one of the most-loved versions of its flagship operating system. But does this mean users and companies will stop using it?

Hardly.

Microsoft stopped adding new features to Windows 7 when it ended mainstream support in 2015, and it has regularly reminded users of the end-of-life deadline and invited them to install Windows 10. Windows 10 adoption is growing quickly,

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