Social media reacts to Windows 7 end of life

As of today, Windows 7 is officially dead.

The ex-operating system had a good 10-year run, and while Microsoft is discontinuing official support including security updates and technical assistance, a reported 440 million people are still using it.


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Those users are being urged – and have been urged for several months now – to upgrade to Windows 10 to avoid cyber attacks.

But today, Twitter spent a lot of time reminiscing about the good ol’ times, many describing Windows 7 as the best OS Microsoft ever offered.

Harry Potter references regarding Windows 7 were aplenty today:

Some people suggest Windows 10 has big shoes to fill:


Truer words have never been uttered:

If you haven’t already, please attend to those unsupported operating systems and make sure you’re secure. For some tips on how to migrate to Windows 10 with minimal headaches, click here.

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