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Calling Last Orders on Windows 7!

Calling Last Orders on Windows 7!

The Windows 7 operating system was launched by Microsoft on October 22, 2009, and there remain many people and organisations in the UK who are using it. If you’re one of them, you need to act now to upgrade before it goes out of support on January 14 next year.

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Urgent Newsflash: End of Life for Internet Explorer 10 Brought Forward

Urgent Newsflash: End of Life for Internet Explorer 10 Brought Forward

If your business uses Microsoft software (likely!), you’ve got a number of important upgrades approaching soon. The latest one to add to the list is Microsoft’s end of life announcement for its Internet Explorer IE10 web browser.

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Windows Server 2008 R2 Approaching End of Life

Windows Server 2008 R2 Approaching End of Life

Are you still using Windows Server 2008 R2 within your business IT environment? If so, it’s time to start planning a migration strategy as the server technology approaches its end of life.

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Urgent Call to Action if You Are Using Windows 7

Urgent Call to Action if You Are Using Windows 7

Are you using the Windows 7 operating system on your PCs and laptops? If so, it is time to take action and start planning an upgrade to Windows 10.

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Support for Windows Vista Comes To An End

Support for Windows Vista Comes To An End

On April 11th 2017, Microsoft officially ended support for Vista, meaning they will no longer be releasing security updates, patches or technical support for it. Therefore if your business computers are still running Windows Vista then now is the time to upgrade to a more recent version.

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Is Windows 7 no longer fit for business use?

Is Windows 7 no longer fit for business use?

In a recent post, one of Microsoft’s Worldwide divisions stated that its Windows 7 operating system is outdated and no longer fit for business use.

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10 Tips to Get The Most Out of Windows 10

10 Tips to Get The Most Out of Windows 10

Windows 10 has now reached it's 1st anniversary date, although there are still many businesses that have yet to make the switch. Although the deadline for free upgrades passed in July, new PCs are most often shipped with Windows 10 already installed so if you're considering upgrading then you might...

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Windows 10 - Can I Upgrade For Free???

Windows 10 - Can I Upgrade For Free???

 

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Windows 10 – new offerings and dangers of registering for automatic upgrade on 29th July

Windows 10 – new offerings and dangers of registering for automatic upgrade on 29th July

 

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Do you Move to Windows 8 or stay with Windows 7 and wait for Windows 10?

Do you Move to Windows 8 or stay with Windows 7 and wait for Windows 10?

It may be a few years yet before Microsoft withdraws support for Windows 7 but businesses still need to prepare their upgrade plans early. Despite having plenty of warning about the end of XP support, many companies are still running the vulnerable operating system as they have failed to upgrade in...

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