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Microsoft Pulling the Plug on Support for Key OS Titles

Microsoft Pulling the Plug on Support for Key OS Titles

Microsoft’s place as one of the forefathers of modern computing is solidified, and one reason is that most PCs in the world run Microsoft Windows OS. In fact, some figures have reported that the number of Windows run PCs compared with other OS’s to be about 9-to-1. With that many computers relying on Windows OS, the software giant has made a habit of updating their offerings with the capabilities of the hardware produced to run this OS. As a result, they can’t support older software titles forever. It just so happens that two of the most utilized operating systems Microsoft has ever created are approaching their end of life date. They are Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

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