If you’re a Windows 7 user, your deadline is nearing: Windows 7 officially exits support on Jan. 14, 2020, so it’s getting very close to the time you need to upgrade to Windows 10.
“End of support” means that your Windows 7 or Office 2010 software will no longer receive updates, including security updates, according to Microsoft.
If you’re a consumer, there’s really no option but to upgrade to Windows 10. If your PC is part of a Windows 10 Professional or Enterprise volume license, joined to a domain, your company may be willing to pay Microsoft a per-device fee to maintain support for 2020. But that’s an option only for business PCs, not everyday users.
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