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Windows 10 – Should You Upgrade?

Windows 10 Coming Soon January 30, 2016 Editor’s Note:  This post was published on June 9, 2015.  Please see our latest post on the subject at https://www.mbswi.com/2016/01/windows-10-upgrades/ If you have even a casual interest in computers, you have likely heard about the release of Windows 10. There is a lot of hype about this release and […]

Windows Server 2003 End-of-Life – Plan Now!

Windows Server 2003 End-of-Life Remember the Windows XP obsolescence earlier this year?  Remember how it would go un-patched and expose you to liability for data loss? Well, the same thing is going to happen with Windows Server 2003.  Microsoft declared it will be unsupported as of July 14, 2015. Servers cost a lot more than […]

The Frenzy to Upgrade Windows XP

The past few weeks have been VERY busy as companies rush to get their systems up-to-date. Some computers are candidates for reloading with Windows 7. Most computers are not worth upgrading though, and should just be replaced. Nearly all of the new computers have Windows 7 rather than Windows 8.1. New computers come with a Windows 8.1 license […]

Time to replace Windows XP

Happy New Year! This is a great time to think about your company’s IT plans for the coming year. Windows XP support ends this year Microsoft will end support for Windows XP on April 8th. This means, among other things, that computers running XP will no longer get automatic updates. This can expose you to liability […]