With the launch of newer Windows versions, Microsoft has a huge task ahead in encouraging its users who are still clinging on to older versions of Windows to migrate to newer versions. This is not going to be easy for the world’s largest software maker. It took twelve long years to completely abandon Windows XP. Even after the Windows XP End of Support, there are many businesses and users who continue using the aging operating system for various reasons.
After Windows XP, it’s the turn of Window 7 mainstream support to cease. Microsoft has warned its customers regarding the end of mainstream support deadline for all versions of Windows 7. This means that except for the security updates, users will not receive free Windows 7 help and support or non-security hot fixes. To avail the Windows 7 help and support they will have to subscribe to various paid support options offered by the software giant.
This may come as a shock for many Windows 7 users. They have been urging Windows XP users to make the upgrade. Many Windows 7 users have a dislike for Window 8 for it’s difficult to absorb new user interface. The end of Windows 7 mainstream support will definitely be a wakeup call for them.
Microsoft Corporation will be ending the free mainstream support for Windows 7 on January 13, 2015. That very well means no more updated features and performance improvements. Those businesses or customers, who pay for Windows 7 support will continue to receive it. This news might bring relief to some of the businesses, who have recently upgraded or if they are planning to upgrade to Windows 7 OS.
Now, speculation is rife that Microsoft may change its mind as the deadline approaches, considering the huge popularity of Windows 7. For instance, Microsoft supported Windows XP for 13 long years. However, this may not be the case for Windows 7 because the software maker is desperate to make its users switch to Windows 8 OS. So, that kind of extension is highly unlikely for Windows 7.
Users can still enjoy Windows 7 UI while using Windows 8. Windows 8 includes a complete version of Windows 7 UI, known by the name Desktop Mode. If you upgrade to Windows 8.1, it is possible to run Windows 7 UI in the Desktop Mode without going through the new-and-confusing Windows 8 UI in the operating system.
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Omnitech support guides you how to make a Windows 7 computer look more like a Mac OS X. Check out the procedure here:
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In the year 2009, Windows 7 was released as a successor to Windows Vista. Due to its features, the ability to perform fast, and the compatibility with the other programs, Windows 7 comes pre-installed in laptops and computers. People find the operating system to be user friendly and hence most of the people prefer Windows 7 to other operating systems. In case it is an old computer, you need to install it manually, as you get to purchase the operating system from the stores.
Most of the Windows 7 users were eventually got bored with the same Logon screen that they preferred if they could change it. However, not all know how to change the same and make it more attractive. To do this simple thing, all you need to know are very few basic steps. You can change the background image and customize the whole look of the screen. Here are few Windows 7 help instructions to change the Windows 7 Logon screen. All that you would need other than the steps is a picture that you prefer. Let it be of any type- JPG, GIF or PNG.
Instructions To Change The Logon Screen With The Registry Keys
With these Windows 7 help tips, you will be able to change the Logon screen with ease. Contact our tech support desk for any other assistance.
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Many of you might be using Microsoft Word program just to compose documents. There are many features integrated in this program about which you may not be aware. It helps you to built mathematical equations using the Equation tools in it. According to Windows 7 help blogs, you can create new equations or edit equations in the document. In this post, we will take you through the steps involved in these processes.
Creating new equation
Follow the steps below to edit the equation.
With the above steps, you can insert an equation in the Word document and make necessary changes to it. For additional assistance on this issue, you may go through the Windows 7 help blogs on Word documents or contact our technical support team.
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Outlook Express is an email manager program that is developed and marketed by Microsoft. The program is a cut down version of the Outlook personal manager program marketed by Microsoft. One of the issues with Outlook Express is that it sends emails automatically when you finish composing the emails. This will leave you no option for further editing of the emails, if some errors are found in it. This issue can be fixed if you do have an Outbox for storing finished emails that are ready to be sent.
If you do have an Outbox, all the finished emails will be sent to the Outbox and will be stored there until you select to send the email message. This will allow you to make changes in the email if there are some errors in the composed mail. Here we discuss simple instructions from Outlook Express help site for creating an Outbox with the Outlook Express email manager program.
If you follow the simple instructions given above, you will be able to create an Outbox for the Outlook Express email manager program with ease.
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