Update your computer to Windows 10

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Mack
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Sun Jan 12, 2020 1:55 am

Hi folks,

Microsoft is discontinuing support for Windows 7 on January 14th 2020. This means that it will no longer get updates, including security patches. Therefore, running Windows 7 will become increasingly insecure as new vulnerabilities are discovered and not patched using this operating system.

Accordingly, our Bootle forum is now geared to to supporting Windows 10.

This does not mean that our Bootle forum will stop working on Windows 7 so there is no need to panic right now.

The important thing is to update soon.

Cheers gang,

Mack (Bootle site admin)
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Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:55 am

Update your computer for free to Windows 10.

Support for Windows 7 ends TODAY on January 14th.

I know... lots of us have been putting it off...

Below are links to do it for FREE and still make it look like Windows 7.

Give it a go and see how you get on...

The 'Create Windows 10 installation media' option on this page if I remember correctly is the one to use. I just run it from the .exe on the computer after downloading here.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/softwar ... /windows10

Make sure all USB devices are disconnected except for your computer mouse. May cause conflict with connected devices so just disconnect them all.

Updating may take up to 5 hours so put aside a day to do this.

After updating install Open Shell to make it look like Windows 7

https://www.techspot.com/downloads/7103-open-shell.html

Hope this helps if it works for you.

Cheers,

Mack
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