Tip: You can still upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 for free

It was a great ride, but it’s over. On January 14, 2020, Microsoft ended the life of one of its greatest operating systems ever. Windows 7 is dead.

Your computer will still power on, but it won’t receive any more security updates, and any bugs found won’t get fixed. Bottom line: It’s dangerous to keep using Windows 7, especially if you shop online? It’s quietly still available.

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