Official support for Windows 7 will end on January 14th
Official support for Windows 7 will end on January 14, 2020 The current version of Windows is Windows 10
Beware, Win7 fans, Microsoft is officially pulling the plug on your favorite operating system. That’s exactly after a decade of service, Windows 7 officially reached the end of its life on January 14th. After that, users of popular PC operating systems will continue to use Windows 7 but will miss important security updates and patches. . What’s more, if there is a problem with their PC, they will not receive any technical support from Microsoft. If you are running Windows 7, your best option is to take a plunge and upgrade to Windows 10, the current version of Windows.
You can start the Windows 10 upgrade process by downloading Microsoft Update Assistant from here. When you launch the setup file, the wizard will guide you through the installation process. It will start by checking the hardware compatibility of your PC. Your PC should ideally have a processor that clocks above 1GHz with 4GB of RAM. Although Microsoft has stated otherwise in its required documentation, we believe that the minimum PC for Windows 10 on a modern PC is 4GB RAM. Updates will require more than 32 GB of free space on your hard drive, although Microsoft says 20 GB is enough.
When Microsoft first launched Windows 10 in 2015, it offered a free upgrade from Windows 7/8 / 8.1. Although it has announced that the free upgrade offer will expire by July 2016, many users have claimed that it still works. This ZDNet report, which was recently published as of January 7, is still working If you have an original copy of Windows 7, you will be able to upgrade to Windows 10 without paying for it using the same aforementioned update process. Also, you can create a portable USB flash drive installer for Windows 10 using the Media Creation tool. Click here to download.
If you are planning to purchase a new retail copy of Windows 10, you can visit the Microsoft India Online Store or contact your local PC accessories vendor. Microsoft currently charges 9 9,299 for Windows 10 Home and 14 14,799 for Windows 10 Pro (the version that includes remote desktop and other enterprise features). That said, you’ll be able to find a cheaper alternative on Amazon.in or Flipkart. Note that Microsoft only sells a digital copy of Windows 10 on its website, which means you must download up to 5GB of data during the installation process.