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Windows 7: I want to stick with W7 - 2020 workaround?

16 Mar 2016   #21
edassange

W7 Home Premium x86 SP1 Build 7601
 
 

I forgot all about starting this thread so apologies for not getting back. I dont really like the idea of continuing with W7 without being able to update so reluctantly Ill probably downgrade to W10. ill wait until the end of July in case thee are any new developments. Thanks for all the feedback.


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16 Mar 2016   #22
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Why is update important. All you get is new bugs with the updates. I never update any of my running systems - since years. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
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16 Mar 2016   #23
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Really, what do you need updates for to run an operating system ?

Linux never gets updates, they just come out with newer versions.

You never have to update windows if you don`t want to.
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16 Mar 2016   #24
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

If you read the description of every update that came out, 99% of them are not even needed.

I never install an update that I don`t want or need.
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16 Mar 2016   #25
Benteke

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edassange View Post
....reluctantly Ill probably downgrade to W10.
This appears to be the common theme and IMO, is exactly what MS hopes/expects!
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16 Mar 2016   #26
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

I love it, someone said Downgrade
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16 Mar 2016   #27
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

That's what it is. Who wants to go from a rock solid Windows 7 to a shaky Windows 10.
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16 Mar 2016   #28
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

I wouldn`t call it shaky, it runs great for me on my Gateway whenever I use it.

But I only use it for browsing.

If the GUI was better, I`d be all over it, but that`s just me.

It`s just another OS by MS, not even close to the gem that 7 is.
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16 Mar 2016   #29
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You are one of the lucky ones. I have seen other reports. In my modest count it panned out about 50/50. I run my W10 in a virtual system where it works well. But virtual is another story.
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17 Mar 2016   #30
pippox0

Windows7 Pro
 
 

Don't worry Windows7 will run fine after 2020 and without any update ...
I'm still using Xp without any issue ...

Hint : use a sw to create an image of Os, like i do , for example True image , so you can reinstall it if needed
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