Windows 7 EOL next week

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Windows 7 EOL next week

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Just a reminder to the 27% or so still running Windows 7 that support ends next Tuesday 14th January. After that no security patches (unless you pay for them). Hence it will rapidy become unsafe if connected to the internet and a threat to us all. Windows 7 users have a choice:

* Disconnect from the internet and all internet connected devices or just cross your fingers
* Up/downgrade to Win10 - https://www.howtogeek.com/272201/all-th ... -for-free/
* Switch to Linux - https://www.zdnet.com/article/why-and-h ... inux-mint/
* Buy a new PC

If you decide to dump your old Win 7 PC/laptop - please consider donating it to a person/organisation that could give it a useful afterlife running faster, smoother and more safely with Linux.

HTH,
Stuart

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