Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Windows 7

More PCs are running Windows XP than Windows 11

Adoption of Windows 11 could be a point of embarrassment for Microsoft, as the latest OS trails Windows 7's market share.

This popular photo-editing app will no longer work on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

The popular app Paint.Net is dropping support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, the developer announced in a recent changelog.

This app reverts controversial Windows 11 Start Menu back to classic form

Stardock recently announced the launch of Start11, which allows you to bring back the classic Start Menu to Windows 11.

Windows 7 has been dead for a year, but 100 million PCs still use it

Despite the end of support for Windows 7, a large group of 100 million people could still be holding onto it heading into the start of 2021. 

How to reinstall Windows 7

Even though we don't recommend Windows 7, here's how to reinstall if it you need to.

Microsoft may finally kill the legacy Control Panel in Windows 10

No more confusion: One settings app is better than two

From Hololens to home office, over a billion devices now run Windows 10

One in seven people on the planet use Windows 10, according to Microsoft

Don’t upgrade from Windows 7. Here’s why you should buy a new laptop instead

In this guide, we'll cut through the tech specs and show you what has changed in laptops since the Windows 7 era.

Here’s why the death of Windows 7 is breathing new life into PCs

The confluence of new technologies ranging from Wi-Fi 6 to foldable displays along with the timely death of Windows 7 will help Microsoft and Intel in 2020. These factors will likely force consumers and businesses to upgrade.

How Windows 7 saved Microsoft from driving over a cliff — twice

Many people simply prefer the classic no-nonsense look of Windows 7 and hold it close to their hearts. There's a good reason why, as it saved Microsoft twice. Here's why.

On the day of its death, Windows 7 is the second-most popular operating system

Windows 7 is still much-loved and is the second most popular operating system across the world, ahead of ChromeOS, and MacOS, even on the date that Microsoft is ending its official support.

Digital Trends Live: End of Windows 7, Super Nintendo World, Mars Rover names

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, we talk the biggest tech topics, including the end of Windows 7 support, Apple's latest refusal to unlock a cell phone, plans to open Super Nintendo World in Japan, and more.

A fond farewell to Windows 7, the last time the Start menu was useful

Win 7 is no longer supported, but Win 10 is bloated by comparison, and full of things we just don't use

How to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10

There are still a few ways that you can upgrade your Windows 7 PC to Windows 10. In this guide, we'll help you get the latest and greatest operating system from Microsoft, and keep your PC safe and secure.

Microsoft’s full-screen pop-up warns about the end of Windows 7 support

Still running Windows 7? Microsoft will start sending out a full-screen pop-op to your PC warning you about the end of support and dangers of still using the operating system come January 15, 2020.

How to get Windows 10 for free

With the older Windows versions now being phased out, installing Windows 10 will ensure that you're not vulnerable to security issues. Here's how you can get the latest versions of Windows 10 for free.