Business OS -- Windows 7 Pro or Windows 10

Looking at a new Business System, what are your opinions on Windows 10 vs Windows Pro 7?

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More features: 10
Stability: same same
Security: 10
Usability: depends on the users
Resource hunger: same same, 10 a little better
Compatibility: most programs that run on 7, run on 10, maybe 90-95% of programs that emerged the last 10 years.
You'll need to test your software anyway to make sure there's no showstopper.
simonesbauerAuthor Commented:
I am purchasing a new system.  Thank you for your assistance
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Windows 7 has reached end of life and Windows 10 is now going to be around for several years.

Compatibility: Some software (Symantec SEP, NCP VPN, VMware Workstation and others) needed to be upgraded. Do not assume all old software will work. Some might, some might not.

Stability: With recent updates, Windows 10 has become as stable as Windows 7 and Windows 10 is working very well.

GUI:  All the furniture has changed so you need to learn the new layout.

Please see my article on Windows 10

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By the way: End of life is the date known as "end of extended support", which is 2020 for win7, following
John is talking of the date for "end of mainstream support"
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
John is talking of the date for "end of mainstream support"  <-- Yes. That is what I was using. Microsoft has now verified no more new Windows 7 machines just under one year from now.
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