Windows 7 end of life: Which European nations are the worst offenders for Windows 10 refreshes?

Josh Budd
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As Microsoft switches off support for the favoured operating system, CPI breaks down Windows 7 and Windows 10 adoption rates across Europe's major economies.

Almost a quarter of Windows desktops in Europe are still running Windows 7, despite Microsoft switching off support for the operating system on Tuesday, data from Statcounter suggests. Microsoft ended support for its Windows 7 operating system yesterday, more than 10 years after it was first launched in 2009. The vendor ended mainstream support for Windows 7 in 2015, but continued to offer extended support until 14 January 2020. Microsoft has now warned that any devices running Windows ...

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