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Windows 7 End-of-Life is Coming. Here is What You Need to do NOW!

Posted by Olga Detrixhe on Sep 11, 2019 8:42:15 AM

There’s a Windows 7 countdown clock here incessantly ticking toward January 14, 2020. And that’s when PCs running Windows 7, Server 2008 and 2008 R2, and Exchange 2010 no longer get Microsoft system updates, patches or support.

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Topics: Windows Operating System, Upgrades

Quick Tips: 3 Features in Windows 10

Posted by Tech Quick Tips By Nex-Tech on Sep 27, 2018 8:57:46 AM
  1. The Start Menu

 

For you Windows 7 users, rest easy, because this is here to stay. For the Windows 8 users, the start menu is back with its full functionality – and then some. The aesthetics of the new start menu combine the basics of the start menu from Windows 7 with the sleek tiles that were a part of Windows 8. The customization of this helps you to access what you need much faster and boosts productivity. Open the Start Menu, click on Settings, Personalization, and then Start. Make the Start Menu work for you. Microsoft created a helpful onboarding resource for this feature as well.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Nex-Tech, Business, Technology, Windows Operating System

Why You Should Ditch Windows 7 – ASAP

Posted by Kris Fair on Sep 26, 2018 6:04:42 PM

It’s time for a good old conversation about operating systems. Rarely do we form such an emotional bond with any software as we do with our favorite OS. It makes sense, of course. It manages everything you do. It is either is your best friend making life seamless and easy, or a consistent fiend irritating you every time you try to find or do something.  

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Topics: Windows Operating System, Upgrades