Even after it has already lost support from Microsoft, Windows 7 insists on staying active and a broad user base. This system seems to have bypassed Windows 10 and can withstand Windows 11.
As with the previous version, Microsoft decided to give users the ability to upgrade for free to Windows 11. The problem now is that the rules have changed and will not allow upgrading directly to Windows 11.
The decision to keep Windows 11 updated for free has impressed many users who are using previous versions. This satisfaction is even greater when they focus on users who are still using previous versions of Windows 10.
With the end of Windows 7, many users are now facing the possibility of jumping straight to Windows 11, thus skipping previous versions. It remains accessible, as with Windows 10, even if it is not official and straightforward.
Most devices available for purchase are now upgradable to Windows 11. You will have the option to upgrade, clean, or reimage Windows 10 to move to Windows 11. For Windows 7 devices that meet the hardware requirements, you will need to do a clean install or reimage to go directly to Windows 11.
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What the software giant has specified is that now the transition from Windows 7 to Windows 11 should be done with a fresh install and a complete removal of the previous version. This is a more complex process and also has other problems associated with it.
The biggest problem will be data loss and the need to reset apps and all settings already made. For many, this could be an issue and a factor that prevents upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 11.
There is no reason for Microsoft to enforce this rule on Windows 7 users. Moving to Windows 11 will likely make many a long-awaited update.
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