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  • No fireworks, closing out 2019 updating

    Posted on January 6th, 2020 at 01:05 Tracey Capen Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    PATCH WATCH

    By Susan Bradley

    The past year of Windows and Office patching sure had its ups and downs, false alarms, and true debacles.

    Fortunately, we seem to be ending the year on a relatively positive note.

    The new decade starts off with the official end of Windows 7 support — for most users. As regular readers know, we’ve come up with a process for acquiring extended security updates. It’s not free, but the cost is relatively low for any small business that can’t easily upgrade to a newer OS. (See my article “Hunting for an elusive Win7 ESU license” in the 2019-12-23 AskWoody Plus Newsletter.)

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 17.1.0 (2020-01-06).