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This Blog will contain topics related to computer technology and to help better inform our clients. Please contact me with any topics you would like me to cover.

As you can see below, I have placed my blog into my website. If you wish to go to my blogspot, CLICK HERE! This version will allow you to post a comment at the end of each post.

This is the link to the YouTube Video Blog of the same content.

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When Does Support For Windows OS End?

"Every Windows product has a lifecycle. The lifecycle begins when a product is released and ends when it's no longer supported. Knowing key dates in this lifecycle helps you make informed decisions about when to update, upgrade or make other changes to your software."

For the quote above and for more details on other versions, check out this link. ( Windows Lifecyle Fact Sheet )

Microsoft takes into account some of the other versions. But the leave out others such as, Dell's & HP's OEM's and other manufactures versions. I found this to be very common with Windows 7.

If you looked at my earlier post about MS Windows 10 being to new. This post does not takes into account the later versions such as #1803, of which I am very comfortable in recommending. Just as XP SP3 was the best for its day.

Client Operating Systems Latest Update or Service Pack End of Mainstream Support End of Extended Support My Preferances
Windows XP Service Pack 3 April 14, 2009 April 3, 2014 YES
Windows Vista Service Pack 2 April 10, 2012 April 11, 2017 NO!
Windows 7 Service Pack 1 January 12, 2015 January 14, 2020 Yes
Windows 8 Windows 8.1 January 9, 2018 January 10, 2023 NO!
Windows 10
Released in July 2015
N/A May 9, 2017 October 14, 2020 No
Windows 10 Version 1803 November 12, 2019 October 13, 2026 Now Yes

In my preferances, you can see a pattern. If they come out with something above a Windows 10, it will most likely be a bad version. The last on is "Now Yes", however I do have concerns for people with low or limited broadband speeds.


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2018
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Sept 27 - Browser, Webmail Etc.
Sept 23 - Wi-fi vs Data
Jun 22 - Info to start a website
Jun 13 - Shutdown VS Hibernation
Apr 21 - Ejecting
Mar 17 - Scams - Be Aware
Feb 21 - Chip Flaw Problem
Feb 20 - Mac OS Maintenance
2017
Nov 11 - SEO Made Simple
June 18 - mailto-Email to Webmail
June 11 - Whitelisting
Apr 15 - Electrosmog
Mar 26 - Email Services & Providers
Mar 20- Internet Safety
2016
Oct 16 - Northern Internet Providers
Oct 16 - VOIP Services
Oct 16 - Facebook App VS Browsers
Apr 22 - Kinds of Internet
Apr 19 - What is "I.T."?
Apr 18 - Keyboard Tips
Jan 18 - Search Tips
2015
Dec 14 - Which Computer!?
Dec 6 - Win. Un/Supported
Dec 6 - Win. 8.1 Backups
Oct 22 - Helpful Add-On
Oct 22 - Optimization Software
Sept 18 - Win. OS Maintenance
Aug. 29 - Win. 10's Too New
Aug. 22 - Anti-virus
Aug. 15 - Win. 8 Heads Up
Aug. 8 - C.A.S.L.
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