ZDNet.com: Windows 7 end of life: Months from patch cut-off, millions still haven't upgraded - Windows End of Life


Nearly half of all PCs used in small businesses are running Windows 7 despite Microsoft’s January 2020 deadline.

With just under five months until Microsoft stops issuing free patches for Windows 7, millions of PCs are still relying on it, leaving them exposed to new bugs that will probably never be patched. 

Microsoft has been nagging Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 10 for years now, yet a huge number of consumers and smaller businesses have either resisted those calls or missed them. 

Those systems will be easy targets for hackers after January 14, 2020 when Microsoft stops providing free security updates for Windows 7. 

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