Your PC that has been running Windows 7 may run into some issues with legacy third buổi tiệc ngọt software once you update to lớn Windows 10 (they are very different operating systems, after all). This is one of the primary reasons why many businesses have resisted moving to Windows 10.
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Windows 10 does offer a Compatibility Mode that can try to run the software using Windows 7 settings. If that fails, there’s a possibility you may need khổng lồ update the application itself. Most software publishers have released versions of their applications that are compatible with and optimized for Windows 10. In a worst case scenario where Compatibility Mode doesn’t address the issue, there’s no Windows 10 compatible version, và a legacy tiện ích is mission-critical, there is always the option of using virtualization software khổng lồ run Windows 7 on a Windows 10 PC.
The bottom line
Staying on Windows 7 isn’t really an option—not unless you want lớn roll the dice on the security of your computer & your data. Fortunately, moving to Windows 10 is worthwhile even without the added incentive of losing support and the fact that Windows 7 hasn’t had new features in several years. You shouldn’t find the transition khổng lồ using Windows 10 will have a very steep learning curve—it will definitely be less jarring than moving lớn Windows 8. The new features introduced with Windows 10 including Cortana integration, Windows Ink and Microsoft’s Edge browser are big leaps forward, và you’ll probably end up wishing you’d made the switch sooner.
This post is part of an ongoing series intended to lớn help you avoid a panic situation next year if you own a PC running Windows 7. For more details about what is happening along with the latest updates on the situation, be sure to kiểm tra in on my article, “Everything you need khổng lồ know about Microsoft ending Windows 7 support.”