Should you upgrade to Windows 10?

The Windows 10 upgrade is available to those running Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1.  The upgrade is completely free and is for the full software, not a trial.

Microsoft have produced further information www.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/windows-10-faq

Deciding whether to upgrade

Although the upgrade is free there could be cost implications for your business:

  • Compatibility issues with your existing software, such as Sage.  Resolving these could have cost implications
  • Downtime of your computer systems
  • Staff training / familiarisation

There is no rush to make a decision.  The upgrade can be made any time before 29th July 2016.  Furthermore, the support for Windows 7 is available until 2020.  Remaining with your current Windows platform may be your best option. 

Our team can support you

We can help with:

  • Deciding whether to upgrade by identifying any benefits, risks and financial implications for your business
  • Conducting compatibility checks with your software
  • Deciding when to upgrade to minimise any disruption to your business

If you need any assistance please call our IT team on 0161 476 8276 or email it@hallidays.co.uk

Learn more about how our IT experts can protect your business.

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