Time is up for Windows 7: how do you migrate to Windows 10?

March 5, 2019

Even if you think you're ready, there are hidden problems that could trip you up

There's a looming problem on the horizon, which is going to cause a lot of headaches for businesses if they're not prepared. The issue in question? Microsoft will officially end support for Windows 7 in January 2020, meaning that businesses have just over one year to prepare their migration strategies for upgrading their business devices to a newer, supported version of Microsoft's OS.

When Windows 7 reaches End-Of-Life, it'll likely affect a lot of businesses. Windows 7 still runs on around a quarter of UK desktop PCs, according to StatCounter. It's unknown how many of those are business machines as opposed to personal devices, but it's likely to be a significant number.

If businesses haven't upgraded to a more recent OS by the time support is withdrawn, they face the prospect of having to pay Microsoft for extended support, which will get more expensive over time. A much more cost-effective solution is to ensure that you've got a strategy in place to migrate your Windows 7 desktops to Windows 10, ensuring that you're future-proofed for as long as possible.


Credits: https://www.itpro.co.uk/operating-systems/32538/time-is-up-for-windows-7-how-do-you-migrate-to-windows-10


If you want to know more about the best way to smoothly migrate your company PC's to Windows 10, feel free to contact INK Networks on 02039484555.


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