Windows 7 End of Support - January 14, 2020


On January 14, 2020, Microsoft is ending support for the Windows 7 and operating system. Once support ends, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for computers using Windows 7. As a result, any system not upgraded to Windows 10 will be an increased security risk.

If you have a Windows 7 computer, please fill out this form so that our IT Department can work with you address it. Note: you will need to login to the O365 portal if not already logged in.

What do I do if I have a Windows 7 machine?

  • Users who are due for a replacement system and have been contacted by the IT Help Desk will have their existing system replaced with a new Windows 10 system.
  • If your system is not due for replacement, we will need to schedule an upgrade to Windows 10. Please fill out the form in link above to notify us.
  • If you have a system with special circumstances that must remain on Windows 7, we're happy to consult with you to determine the best solution for your needs. Please fill out the form above.

What happens if I don't upgrade by January 14, 2020?

Increased Security Risk

  • Your computer will be at an increased risk of infection by malicious software.
  • Other Windows 7 computers on the network will also be at risk if another computer is infected.

Network Connectivity Not Guaranteed

If the IT Department is made aware of a major vulnerability in Windows 7, we may block all unpatched Windows 7 machines from the network as a precautionary measure.

How do I know if I have a Windows 7 computer?

Please reference the following Microsoft information: Which version of Windows operating system am I running?

If you have any questions and/or concerns about this necessary upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10, please contact the IT Help Desk.