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  • Hunting for an elusive Win7 ESU license

    Posted on December 23rd, 2019 at 01:15 Tracey Capen Comment on the AskWoody Lounge


    By Susan Bradley

    We know that a sizable number of AskWoody members will continue to use Windows 7 well after its January 2020 end-of-service deadline.

    So we took up the challenge of finding and acquiring Microsoft’s Extended Security Updates (ESU) licenses for Win7 — not by the dozens or hundreds, as a large business might do, but just one or a few for individuals and small businesses.

    Our conclusion: Once you’ve tracked down a provider, a Win7 ESU is relatively easy to set up on your machine — if you’re an IT pro or advanced Windows user.

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 16.47.0 (2019-12-23).