Klickfit: A time bomb is still ticking on every fifth computer

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Even one year after Windows 7 was shut down, millions of people are still using the PC system. This can even have legal consequences for the user.




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Ralf Hillebrand


Windows 7 still runs on around 18 percent of all Windows computers worldwide.

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Windows 7 still runs on around 18 percent of all Windows computers worldwide.

Microsoft has stopped selling Windows 7 licenses since 2014. And a year ago, the IT giant also stopped looking after old licenses. Nevertheless, the operating system is still in use on around 18 percent of all Windows computers worldwide, as the web analysts at Statcounter extrapolated a few days ago.

Those users who still rely on Windows 7 are not IT nostalgics. Rather, they are reckless. © www.de24.news The  end of support last year meant that Microsoft no longer patches any gaps. Windows 7 users use a system that …

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