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Microsoft to End Support for Windows Vista Soon

Microsoft will end support for Windows Vista, their often-criticized software, on April 11, 2017.


This means that anyone who still has a device running Windows Vista has almost one-month left to upgrade their system before being left unprotected against potential cyber-attacks, or at risk to viruses. Moreover, Internet Explorer 9 is no longer supported, so using this browser could make users susceptible to security threats.


The news comes as the company prepares for their next big Windows 10 update. Microsoft prefers that Vista users update to Windows 10 – just keep in mind that you make need to check Windows 10 specifications to see if your PC meets the requirements. We have a handy FAQ list.


Anyone still using Windows Vista? I’ll admit, I still have my trusty college laptop, which has Windows Vista!! I’ve delayed upgrading my PC, because I’m always on my phone!