“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” That’s how a lot of people still see their computer that’s running Windows 7. To be fair, it was—and still is in many respects—a great operating system. It’s tried and true and it works for you. And while using an old PC was fine in 2019, things are a little different now. We are relying more on our PC now. Whether for work or school, connecting with family and friends, or taking some time to relax and disconnect. We need a reliable computer for everything.
Enter Windows 10. Windows 10 has been around for over five years and is actively used on over one billion devices worldwide. It’s intuitive and easy to use and you can get a variety of computer options for any budget.
If you’re a Windows 7 holdout, we get it, but here are a few reasons why you should consider Windows 10.
Start up fast, switch tasks quickly, connect smoothly, and keep powering through with a battery that lasts all day. ¹ And with such a variety of computers with great-performing 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors to choose from, you can find a device to match your budget, needs, and even outfit. Check it out:
If you think your Windows 7 PC is still fast, you haven’t seen anything yet. Today’s Windows 10 PCs can come with 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, which are enhanced with AI-acceleration to provide boundary-breaking performance. When combined with Intel® Iris® Xe graphics, you can also get incredible gaming and creative capabilities. And it all comes in a thin, lightweight laptop form-factor you would have considered science-fiction back in 2009.
2. Windows 10 devices have better security.
If you haven’t heard, as of January 14, 2020, Windows 7 technical support is no longer available. Software and security updates are no longer provided. You can still use your PC, but you’re at greater risk for viruses and malware. The best way for you to continue to receive security updates: Windows 10.
Think of it like this: a ten-year-old car might run just as well as it did when you bought it. But at its fundamental design, it’s just not as safe as the new cars being built today. Plus, thieves are more likely to know how to break into your outdated lock.
With Windows 10, however, those “thieves” will have to deal with the latest in security helping to keep your stuff safe. Biometric logins⁵, next-generation antivirus and malware defense⁶, and tracking prevention⁷, are built-in and always updated, at no extra cost to you. Check out some of the latest features:
3. Windows 10 devices are ideal for work, school, or playing from home, whether you’re in a home office, on your couch, bed, or floor.
Windows 10 devices with 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors are designed to help you do your best work no matter where or what. Work, school, family, stay in touch, unwind, connect—whatever you’ve got going, Windows 10 PCs can help you stay productive and even get a little creative. Here are some ways how:
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