Come Jan. 15, Microsoft will start alerting Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 10 so they can receive much-needed security updates. It was an ambitious goal, to be sure, but the company helped boost the number of installations right out of the gate by offering free upgrades to existing Windows 7 and 8.1 users.
More specifically, users with Windows 10 devices that are joined to an Active Directory or Azure Active Directory domains, or are managed by an admin, can be excluded from the automatic update by using the Blocker Toolkit Microsoft will be deploying.
Microsoft promised to support Windows 7 and after January 14, 2020, but only the paid upgrades, which can afford only a commercial organization, the transition to Windows 10 which are hard or technically impossible. According to the search giant, 18 months will be enough time to users by this time moved on to Windows 10. Cunning move software giant that Edge will work too on Windows 7, with longer than Chrome - until 2023.
Microsoft has previously suggesting purchasing a new PC containing a more recent operating system.
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Microsoft confirms that nearly "99 percent of Windows 7 apps are compatible with Windows 10". Microsoft will stop providing free security updates for the software on Tuesday.
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"There may be business-critical applications that will not run on newer operating systems, or there may be significant costs associated with upgrading those applications", he said.
Once the installation is finished, users will need to go to Settings → Windows Update → Activation to verify Windows 10 activation.
Click the bit that says "download tool now" and follow the instructions (it will ask you to accept the licensing terms).
Fifth, the setup window will ask users if they want to keep apps and files or not.
With a lot of care and cleverness, there is possible that you can survive with Windows 7 after January 14.
Step one involves going to the Windows 10 download page over here. Users should review the details before clicking on "Install" to proceed with the upgrade.