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Still using Windows® 7? It's time to upgrade!


Microsoft stopped offering mainstream support for Windows® 7 in January 2015. That's over two years ago! Although they still offer extended support, it’s clearly not Microsoft's focus anymore. Consider this: over 98% of the affected Windows systems hit by the WannaCrypt/WannaCry ransomware attacks were Windows® 7 systems, whilst Windows® 10 accounted for just 0.03 percent.

Although TaxCycle and Doxcycle still run under Windows® 7, we strongly encourage you to start thinking about upgrading. Our support for this operating system will be available up until after the 2018 T2 filing season.

See what Microsoft has to say about the life cycle of their various versions of Windows® by clicking here.


 

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