In this article, we will be discussing in-depth why you may need to start moving and learning to use Windows 10 on your Windows Personal Computers either Laptop or Desktop PCs.
Sincerely, at times, one just gets used to a certain version of a software or App that it becomes almost unlikely to want to easily upgrade to the newest version.
The same is what we have widely observed in the tech market and Nigerians seem to prefer Windows XP, Windows 7 over Windows 8 and Windows 10.
But it seems all that will have to change. WHY? Because of the reasons outlined below.
We will also accept feedback and how you preparing for the migration.
1. You can not stand against the changing tech trends of Windows 10:
Yeah, the most constant thing in life is change.
And if everything dislikes change, not the tech world. Every one craves to solve their current software, app, mobile phone and other tech gadgets.
Is an indirect cry for change to bring new versions. No wonder we can’t get enough from tech companies as they keep pushing out new versions yearly.
Thus, you can’t resist tech changes for long. it is better you embrace it earlier than later.
2. You need your computer to be protected and Updated
It is evidence that Microsoft has gradually shifted its development focus away from Windows XP and Windows 7. Considering the rise in cyber attacks, you should always try to use the latest version of any software.
Including Windows version on your computers to keep connected to updates and security patches for your safety online.
3. Windows 7 Is Lossing Microsoft Official Support Very Soon
Not so long, Windows XP official support was totally dropped and ended. It is getting to Windows 7 turn as Microsoft has officially declared to stop supporting it from 20th January 2020.
What does this mean?
It does not mean you can’t continue to use your existing Windows 7 computer, of course, you can. But have this at the back of your mind.
That if anything goes wrong you do not have any support from Microsoft neither will you get patches
or security updates to keep your computer secure all the time.
4. Windows 10 is Worth Giving a try
Though the initial version which was a fast patch for the failed Windows 8 didn’t do well enough.
Either with features hidden essential icons and buttons from the desktop like “START”.
But Microsoft quickly fixed some of those flaws to make Windows 10 even much better than ever before.
Indeed Windows 10 will lead the next generation of Microsoft OS products.
And also it worth giving it a try before it eventually becomes a compulsion in 2020.
Some Windows 10 Features You Might Enjoy
More emphasis is placed on not just images but how colourful it is in this tech age.
And windows 10 seems not to be disappointing in giving the users this by making the interface more colourful.
If you love to work with time or just a reminder when to start or end a project on your computer. Even a personal challenge to finish the task within a set time. Then the Alarm features are key and useful for you. Also the stop timer.
Remotely Lock Your PC With Phone:
Just by connecting your phone to your Windows 10 PC you can lock it just by working away from your desk with your phone and no one could access till you are back. That’s cool right!
An icon called task view makes it even much earlier to track task running on your PC and could help to detect software cause it to hang or slow down your work speed.
Full Patches and Update against viral attacks:
Since this is the major Windows version the Microsoft team is currently focussing on.
Then it means you always have faster patches to secure a breach and update that address current cyber attack in trend.
Recently a major patch for vulnerability was made available to protect users against a viral virus and malware affecting Windows users.
Latest Windows Apps:
You can’t get the best of most Windows apps without the luxury of Windows 10 at your lap.
Most Windows software developers now have their focus to develop mainly for Windows 10.
And you just won’t want to miss it out get a kick out of your best software due to compatibility issues.
5. Most Windows Softwares/Apps Are Now Made For Windows 10
A lot of software is been re-engineered by their developers to be fully compatible with Windows 10.
You are really missing out some cool Windows apps which have been optimized only for Windows 10 and no more support Windows 7.
Thus, it is a matter of time, you might not have access to use even your favourite Windows apps updates without access to Windows 10.
With the points above, we at NaijaTechViral believes its time to start planning the switch before it becomes compulsory after Microsoft drops official support.
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