One thing. Just one thing. One thing that everyone, especially the non-technical, should know.
Windows 7. Will it keep working? Sure. But should you care?
You've done it. I've done it. Sent email to an unintended email address. Will it get read by someone? That's a definite maybe.
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As you read this there's a very good chance I'm sitting in a movie theatre, watching a certain highly anticipated movie. Hope you're having as good a time today as I hope I am.
It took me a millisecond to answer this. It might even be one of my most important answers, ever.
Don't believe everything you read.
From headlines designed to get you to click, to content designed to enrage you, to poorly researched and vetted content, misinformation is everywhere.
You need to be able to tell truth from fiction, and know not to trust what you can't verify.
Continue Reading: The One Thing Every Non-technical Person Needs to Know
Yes, Windows 7 will keep working.
You can keep using it, but it's important to understand the risks involved.
One thing we've learned, though, from being here before, is that the risks may not be as horrific as some make them out to be.
Continue Reading: Will Windows 7 Keep Working After Support Ends?
You won't like my answer.
There's just no way to know.
At least, not unless someone did get it and then tells you they did.
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