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Windows 7 refuses to shut down
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Monday, 10 February 2020 11:24

Windows 7 refuses to shut down


You don't have permission

While Microsoft has done its best to kill off Windows 7, a new bug in the software suggests that it does not want to die.

Windows 7 costs the Germans a fortune
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Thursday, 23 January 2020 12:19

Windows 7 costs the Germans a fortune


Probably best to splash out on some new gear

The German federal government stands to pay at least $886,000 this year to Microsoft, according to local media.

End of life for Windows 7 is good
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Thursday, 16 January 2020 12:02

End of life for Windows 7 is good


For the sake of PC

Windows 7 official support ended on the January 14 and Microsoft is urging all users to upgrade to Windows 10.

Don’t access your bank account from Windows 7 machines
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NCSC warning

From today Windows 7 is officially deader than Pliny the Elder and the UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is warning people of using online banking or accessing sensitive accounts using the OS.

Microsoft gets more agressive with Windows 7 users
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Upgrade or we kill a puppy

Software King of the World Microsoft is having another crack at getting Windows 7 users to upgrade to something more up-to-date such as Babbage's difference engine.

Three-quarters of UK NHS machines are still on Windows 7
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Only half a year to go before support runs out

With less than half a year to go before support ends for Windows 7, about three quarters of computers in the UK's National Health Service (NHS) are still running the OS.

A fifth of big corporations are still on Windows 7
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Hackers rub paws with glee

With just six months until Microsoft officially ends support for its nine year old operating system Windows 7, almost a fifth of large enterprises still haven’t migrated to Windows 10.

Windows 10 finally beats Windows 7
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Wednesday, 02 January 2019 12:23

Windows 10 finally beats Windows 7


Took three years

More than three years after its release, Windows 10 has passed Windows 7 in market share.

Microsoft sued for $600 million
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Tuesday, 20 February 2018 12:11

Microsoft sued for $600 million


Or a single working copy of Windows 7

An Albuquerque man has sued Microsoft with the unusual choice of providing a fresh copy of Windows 7 or $600 million in damages.

Windows 7 still beating Windows 10
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Wednesday, 03 January 2018 09:56

Windows 7 still beating Windows 10


You can’t keep a good OS down

Windows 10 use was expected to overtake Windows 7 by the end of 2017, but according to the latest figures it did not happen.