Windows 7, Extended Security Updates

Microsoft has recently released the option to extend security updates for the Windows 7 operating

Microsoft has recently released the option to extend security updates for the  Windows 7 operating system after January 14 2020. Here is what you need to know:

Is upgrading to Windows 10 an option?

Not all companies can upgrade to Windows 10. Although upgrading is the best course of action, 3rd party software or other hardware requirements may prohibit upgrading these systems.

Microsoft has recently released an Extended Security Update (ESU) that allows customer the capability to extend security updates for their current Windows 7 deployment. The ESU is a subscription based security update service provided by Microsoft.

If you are unable to upgrade to Windows 10, please consider the ESU as a final option to assist in protecting your depreciated machine. Please remember, ESU is not support, but security updates only.

How much is the Extended Security Updates?

Not all companies can upgrade to Windows 10. Although upgrading is the best course of action, 3rd party software or other hardware requirements may prohibit upgrading these systems.

Microsoft has recently released an Extended Security Update (ESU) that allows customer the capability to extend security updates for their current Windows 7 deployment. The ESU is a subscription based security update service provided by Microsoft.

  • 1 Year ESU $50.00
  • 2 Year ESU $100.00
  • 3 Year ESU $200.00

When should I purchase my ESU License?

If you are considering the procurement of Microsoft Windows 7 ESU, please consult with one of our experts in advance. Although ESU provides security updates to Windows 7, other software may remain unsupported and vulnerable.

ESU Purchases must be made through a cloud service partner.

I am an IT administrator, and would like more information.

You may contact our staff (CHAT), or by telephone at 217-318-3084. Several links are included below for additional information.

Below Links:

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ESU Management on-prem and cloud environments

Can I install ESU on my own Windows 7 machine?

There is nothing to prevent you from installing ESU on your machine. Please understand there are several required updates that must be installed for licensing and activation.

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