How to prepare Autodesk users for Windows 7 End of Life

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The Windows 7 End of Life date has been announced: January 14, 2020 – even sooner for those who don’t download a recent security update. This means Microsoft will no longer update or support the operating system after that date.

And, while Windows 7 is a decade old at this point – launching on July 22, 2009 – it’s still incredibly popular, with recent reports from Netmarketshare suggesting that Windows 7 is still being used on 39% of all PCs. [Source: Techradar]

So, the news that Windows 7 will no longer be supported by Microsoft means there are many users out there who need to start thinking about finally moving on from their favorite operating system.

Are you thinking of upgrading to Windows 10?

  1. Here’s everything you need to know about using Windows 10

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As for Autodesk users

Times are changing and so are the tools you need. Microsoft has announced the end of extended support for Windows 7 in January of 2020. If you’re planning to upgrade to Windows 10, then there’s no better time to move to Autodesk Subscription to help achieve compatibility. Click here to the document that answers frequently asked questions about maintenance plan changes and the Move to Subscription offer.

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