You Should Upgrade from Windows 7 by 2020

December 1, 2019

Windows 7, launched back in July of 2009, has been around for almost 10 years straight. After 10 years of a Windows operating system exiting, Microsoft pulls the plug on it for support and security updates and that can be a big problem for businesses that still use the old system. So why upgrade? Security updates is the reason why and they’re very important to keep you safe from virus and dangerous activity on the internet. These updates are important because they often include critical patches to security holes. In fact, many of the more harmful malware attacks we see take advantage of software vulnerabilities in common applications, like Windows operating systems and web browsers. If you plan to upgrade to Windows 10, you will the best security for Windows with Windows Defender.

Windows is not your only options:

They’re many other types of operating systems out there if you don’t want to upgrade to Windows 8.1 or Windows 10. There is also macOS, which you might have to buy a new computer for. The best and free option are Linux operating systems. What is Linux? Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems based on the Linux kernel, an operating system kernel first released on September 17, 1991 by Linus Torvalds. Linux is typically packaged in a Linux distribution. They’re many operating systems built on Linux! Fun fact, Android and ChromeOS are also built on top of Linux but built for a different purpose.

One of the best distros to pick from is Ubuntu, Zorin, and Elementary.