No Rush to Abandon Windows 7, Survey Shows

Windows 7 is projected to reach the end-of-support in January 2020, and this is seen as a major catalyst for both home users and IT pros to begin the transition to Windows 10.

But according to a new survey conducted by Kollective and involving 260 IT decision makers in the UK and the US, this doesn’t seem to be a rush.

No less than 43 percent of the respondents said they are still running Windows 7 (as per ITProPortal), which is worrying to say the least when looking back at how much companies needed to upgrade from Windows XP.

Microsoft pulled the plug on Windows XP on April 8, 2014, but some companies needed as much as five years to give up on this OS version. This means there’s a good chance a number of these firms would stay on Windows 7 even after the January 2020 deadline.

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