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Windows 7: Windows 7 and Office 2010 End of Support

02 Aug 2018   #1
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 
Windows 7 and Office 2010 End of Support

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Make the shift from Windows 7 and Office 2010 to Windows 10 and Office 365.

Support for Windows 7 will end on January 14, 2020. Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or technical support for devices running Windows 7 operating systems. That’s why it’s time to make the shift to Windows 10 today.

Office 2010 will reach its end of support on October 13, 2020. If you haven't already begun to upgrade your Office 2010 environment, we recommend you start now.


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04 Aug 2018   #2
z3r010

Windows 10 Workstation x64
 
 

I'm pretty surprised the W7 die hards are not all over this!!!

W10 FTW
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04 Aug 2018   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

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04 Aug 2018   #4
MourningStar

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
I'm pretty surprised the W7 die hards are not all over this!!!
is it because we know W10 will be in the history books in 2020?

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05 Aug 2018   #5
Seffrid

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

Maybe it's because we're too busy celebrating the fact that in 2020 we'll be finally rid of the monthly malware that Microsoft insist on dumping on us currently!
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05 Aug 2018   #6
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
OK, I'll bite ...

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Seffrid View Post
Maybe it's because we're too busy celebrating the fact that in 2020 we'll be finally rid of the monthly malware that Microsoft insist on dumping on us currently!

I've given up on installing MS' garbage code updates and (surprise, surprise) my PC is running smoothly.
This tactic also works on W10.


I was reading another thread and decided to try out UserBenchMark.

They gave my machine a low rating (not surprising because of its age).
They suggested that I should connect my SSD to a SATA 3 port, despite my motherboard not having any.
When I scrolled further down the report, it indicated that my machine significantly outperformed other machines with the same motherboard.

They also suggested I should switch to W10
Given that (on my laptop) I've had to reinstall W10 Home 4 times since its release, I had to laugh.
For comparison, that's more times than for W98, XP, or W7 over a similar time period (3 years).

To be fair, since I disconnected it from our network, so that MS' "helpful" updates/upgrades can't reach it, W10 Home 1703 has run flawlessly.
The same is true for my W10 Pro 1703 VM too.

"Cloud" Office offers nothing I need (or want) compared to Office 2007 or Office 2010.
I haven't been able to install an Office 2010 update since November 2015.
Maybe that's why it still works.
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05 Aug 2018   #7
Brds7t7

Windows 7 Pro & Ultimate, Windows 8.1 Pro, Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon (All 64-Bit)
 
 

"Thatís why itís time to make the shift to Windows 10 today."

Dear MS, thank you so much for your kind advice! Duly noted and ignored until 2023. Hopefully, by that time, you'll have reliable updates that don't require me to use a workaround or fix every month.

Yours faithfully,
The Windows 7 die hard club!
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06 Aug 2018   #8
spc3rd

Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brds7t7 View Post
"Thatís why itís time to make the shift to Windows 10 today."

Dear MS, thank you so much for your kind advice! Duly noted and ignored until 2023. Hopefully, by that time, you'll have reliable updates that don't require me to use a workaround or fix every month.

Yours faithfully,
The Windows 7 die hard club!

+1. Couldn't have said it better, myself!
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06 Aug 2018   #9
TechnoMage2016

Windows 7 Ultimate, SP1, x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
I'm pretty surprised the W7 die hards are not all over this!!!

W10 FTW

And, just what makes you think we're not!!!


Those of us who have made W7 our OS of choice will never fully embrace Windows 10 in any version.
Some may install Windows 10 in one version or another, just to be compatible with certain apps. But they'll probably install "The Classic Shell" for personal compatibility.


As for Office....??? I and millions of other users just use Open Office. It's cheap and just works like a champ.


Cheers Mates!
TechnoMage
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29 Aug 2018   #10
RoWin7

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

I'm with you, TechnoMage2016

Open Office. And I stopped adding Win 7 updates last December. I used Win XP on the web for 3 years after security updates stopped, without a hiccup. And if Win 7 is as beloved as XP, MS will reset EOL 3 or 4 times. When I'm forced to use 10, it will be on my secondary computer, not my primary.
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