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Support for Windows 10 is coming to close.

Yep, it's true. Support for Microsoft Windows 10 will be coming to a close soon. The good news is, whether you use your computer for personal or business use, you still have some time before you need to make a decision.

Support for Windows 10 scheduled to end in October of 2025. This does NOT mean you cannot use use your computer. This simply means as the window for support closes, Microsoft will stop releasing security updates, and other important updates for Windows 10

Should I upgrade to Windows 11? At some point, yes. If your computer is running Windows 10 , you're eligible for a complimentary upgrade to Windows 11. Please keep in mind thst Microsoft reserves the right to charge a license fee for the upgrade should they choose.

It's important to note that just because you ARE eligible for a free upgrade does not mean you SHOULD upgrade. Windows 11 has higher system requirements than previous versions of Windows.

I pay my bills online, is it still safe? It is still safe to pay your bills online, yes. Microsoft may be pulling support for Windows 10, but as long as you have https in your browser, you will be fine. However, as the window closes for support, you may want to consider using your phone for online banking. A fair amount of updates we get for our computers are security updates and enhancements.

If you choose to purchase a new computer, O'Fallon Computers can help! We do everything from helping you find the perfect computer to showing you how to use your new computer. NOTE, there is no rush. You still have some time to make a decision. Please feel free to reach out should you have any questions.

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