This is a follow-up to my earlier off-topic article, How to Switch from Windows 7 to Chrome OS CloudReady. That article is available at http://bit.ly/30ssvLz. However, the newer article was written by Ben Schoon and published in the 9to5Google web site at: http://bit.ly/2Rhl05S.
“It’s official. This week, support ends for Windows 7 as Microsoft pushes users to upgrade to Windows 10. While a Windows 7 laptop isn’t just going to die, a lack of future updates leaves it open to attacks. So, is a Chromebook a viable replacement for your Windows 7 machine? Let’s discuss.
“Why should I stop using Windows 7?
“For quite some time now, Microsoft has made it clear that January 14th, 2020 would mark the end of support for updates for the operating system. For the foreseeable future, programs will still be supported and some will even keep getting updates on Windows 7, but the platform won’t be patched anymore.”
Later in the same article, Ben Schoon writes:
“If you’re on an older Windows 7 machine, a Chromebook might be a viable replacement for you. How so?”
You can read the full article at: http://bit.ly/2Rhl05S.