Windows 7 Alive and Well

Every month or two I see a headline claiming the demise of Windows 7 … and I MUST upgrade my computer to something diffent; or better yet purchase a new one.
End Of Windows Support
My Response
The photo is a screenshot taken directly from the Microsoft website.
Looking at the “End of Extended Support”, we see that Windows 7 will be supported until 2020.  Even Vista will be supported for another 2 years.  Microsoft provides some lengthy explanations of the different columns, but suffice it to say  the extended support is the important one.

I don’t claim to know why these article writers are clamoring to UPGRADE NOW, but I suspect it has something to do with ongoing marketing efforts by Microsoft &/or the computer manufacturers.  The computer industry in general likes you to believe your machine will only last two years, and then should be discarded.  More on that later…

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