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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Simone
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McKnifeCommented:
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

http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/20259/Working-with-Windows-10-30-days-later.html

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McKnifeCommented:
By the way: End of life is the date known as "end of extended support", which is 2020 for win7, following http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/lifecycle
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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