Microsoft said support for windows 7 ends in January 2020. The giant tech company, Microsoft, seizes to support the Windows 7 OS after January 14, 2020. This was contain in a post made by Microsoft, where it said that due to security issue, support for window 7 Operating System will end in January 2020.
Windows 7 support will end on January 14, 2020. If you continue to use Windows 7 after support has ended, your PC will still work, but it will become more vulnerable to security risks and viruses because you
will no longer receive software updates, including security updates, from Microsoft. Microsoft strongly
recommends that you move to a new PC running Windows 10 sometime before January 2020 to avoid a situation where you need service or support that is no longer available.
This is in a bid to ameliorate the vulnerability of the operating system, by simply upgrading your OS, you
will avert the issue.
So what is in for me as a Windows 7 User?
If you continue to use Windows 7 after support has ended on January 14, 2020, your PC will still work,
but it may become more susceptible to security risks.
Read also: What to expect in Windows 10 update October
What You Should Know About Window 7 End Of Life (EOL)
No more free support, Bug fixes and Security patches
Your PC vulnerability to Cyber and other attacks becomes more high.
Some Software may not be supported and may not run anymore on your Operating System.
Simply upgrade to Windows 10 Operating System
WINDOWS 10 MINIMUM HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
PROCESSOR: +1 GHZ OR SoC
RAM: 1 GB (32 BIT) OR 2 GB (64 BIT)
HARD DISK SPACE: 16GB (32 BIT) OR 20 GB (64 BIT)
If you are very well concerned about the security and safety of your files and documents, it is best advised that you go upgrade your Windows 7 OS to the latest version of Windows 10 OS. Please note that if you must upgrade to the Windows 10 Operating System, ensure it is from 2016 version to the latest version you are upgrading to, for best and optimum support.