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How to upgrade to Windows 10: What you need to know

Now that we know when and how Microsoft plans to upgrade consumers to Windows 10, in detail, we can pass that advice along to you. Here's our guide to making the big move.

Windows 7 exits mainstream support: What you need to know

Don't panic! Windows 7 exiting mainstream support on January 13, 2015, shouldn't have a major effect on day-to-day use.

Windows 7 users urged to uninstall broken update that wreaks havoc on software

KB3004394 causes numerous problems, including AMD driver issues and failure to install future updates.

The end of an era: Windows 7 consumer PCs halt production this Friday

It's the end of an era, as OEMs will soon end production of PCs with Windows 7 Home Basic, Home Premium and Ultimate pre-installed.