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How Do I Buy Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESU) 2021?

By Domonic Lastoria on Dec 18, 2020 10:30:23 AM

Around this same time last year, we started receiving the ESU phone call. IT Professionals from SMBs to Enterprise levels were asking "Where can I get Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESU)? I need it now!" This year, the ESU phone calls have been flooding in as well with customers wondering how to continue support for Windows 7 in year two of three of ESU. While many of those customers are settled in already with ESU for 2021 safely secured, you might still be wondering if the Windows 7 ESUs are right for you and if so, what to do. So, here is everything you need to know about Windows 7 ESU: What it is, why you need it, how to get it and how to install it (plus, a few ways to jump to Windows 10).

Topics: Windows 7
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How Do I Buy Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESU)?

By Joel Lachance on Dec 20, 2019 11:27:39 AM

UPDATE, December 2020: This blog was originally written for ESU updates for 2020. If you're wondering where to purchase updates for 2021, check out our most recent ESU blog How Do I Buy Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESU) 2021?

We are getting an unprecedented volume of phone calls and online inquiries from IT Professional who thought they would have updated their PCs to Windows 10 Pro by now, but are now asking "here can I get Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESU)? I need it now!!!"

Topics: Windows 7
4 min read

Windows 7 End of Life: Should I care?

By Joel Lachance on Jul 17, 2019 10:36:45 AM

Microsoft will stop providing mainstream support for the Windows 7 operating system on January 14, 2020. From that day on, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or technical support for Windows 7. Companies that remain on Windows 7 will instantly become non-compliant and subject to cyber-attacks from the list of common Windows 7 vulnerabilities.

Topics: Windows 7 Windows 10