Following last year’s release of the much-anticipated Windows 10 operating system, Microsoft promised users of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 that they could upgrade to the new Windows for free! However, this offer was only available during the first year of release and is due to expire this year, on 29th July 2016. This highlights some important questions and we have the answers.
The simple answer to this question, is YES! But we need to delve a little deeper in explaining the benefits, especially with the potential cost outlay for your business.
Many people are still running their desktop computers on trusty old Windows XP. Well why not? It’s stable and it just works. Earlier this year, figures showed that there was a greater percentage of people still running XP than Windows 8 and 8.1 combined. However, there is a serious downside to running an older operating system.