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Feb 11, 2019 8:00 PM 2+ mon ago

Windows 7 vs. Windows 10: Which is better?

It might seem obvious always to run the latest and greatest Microsoft operating system on your PC. But many people don't agree. Windows 10 only recently surpassed Windows 7 as the most popular version of Windows. Despite the end of support in one year's time, many are still holding on to the nearly 10-year-old Windows 7 operating system.

Though it has a rightful place in the heart of consumers, Windows 7's drastic differences from Windows 10 might be a reason that you are holding back from a long-awaited upgrade. In this guide, we give a look at some of the biggest areas where the two converge.

Windows 7 holds on to tradition from previous releases such as Windows XP and Windows 98 and features a familiar, simplistic and easy to understand user interface. Want to find your program? Simply hit the Start button and find it ...

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