Support for Windows 7 is Ending
You Have Questions, We Have Answers
Yes, you can upgrade compatible Windows 7 PCs based on these requirements with a full license. To take advantage of the latest hardware capabilities, we recommend moving to a new PC with Windows 10.
You can continue to use Windows 7, but once support ends, your PC will become more vulnerable to security risks. Windows will operate but you will stop receiving security and feature updates.
Windows 7 can still be installed and activated after support has ended. However, to avoid security risks and viruses, Microsoft recommends that you consider upgrading to Windows 10.
Support for Internet Explorer on Windows 7 devices will be discontinued on January 14, 2020. As a component of the Windows operating system, Internet Explorer follows the same support lifecycle.
Microsoft 365 Business comes with a free upgrade for users with a Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 Pro license on their device. By purchasing Microsoft 365 Business your users can upgrade all of their old Windows Pro licensed devices at no additional cost.
There are a number of members of the Windows Embedded 7 product family with different support lifecycles. The earliest end of support date is January 14, 2020 and the others follow thereafter. For more details see the Microsoft product lifecycle page.
For users of Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Enterprise, you can purchase Extended Security Updates through January 2023. For an in-depth FAQ about Windows 7 Extended Security Updates, please download the Microsoft End of Support FAQ.
Moving to Windows 10
Get started with a new device
PCs are lighter, faster and more affordable than ever, so it makes sense for Windows 7 users to transition to a new device with Windows 7 Installed. WheelHouse IT is positioned to help you navigate the maze of devices to ensure that you are picking the right device for your unique business needs.
Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro
Built for business with enterprise-grade security, enhanced productivity, and the latest features to get more done. Windows 10 Pro is the foundation of the Modern Workplace. With technology rapidly moving forward WheelHouse IT can craft a migration plan that works around your business.
A complete, intelligent solution, including Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security, that empowers everyone to be creative and work together, securely.
An integrated solution, bringing together the best-in-class productivity of Office 365 with advanced security and device management capabilities to help safeguard your business.
Microsoft 365 brings together Office 365, Window 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security. It delivers a complete, intelligent solution to empower employees to be creative and work together, securely.
What’s Included with Microsoft 365
Comes with Office
Stay up-to-date with the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more.
Email and Calendaring
Connect with customers and coworkers using Outlook and Exchange.
Manage your files from anywhere with 1 TB of storage.
Data Protection Controls
Help secure business data on personal and company-owned devices.
Safest Windows Ever
Get upgraded to Windows 10 Pro from Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 Pro.
Guard against unsafe attachments, suspicious links, and other malware.
Administration and Deployment
Manage new PCs and devices faster and more easily than ever.
Dependability and Support
Get 99.9% uptime guarantee from Microsoft and support from the Microsoft Experts at WheelHouse IT.