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Microsoft will announce the new version of Windows on June 24th, so it’s not surprising to hear news about a planned end-of-life date for Windows 10. The deadline might seem a long way off, but we’ll start to see the impact as manufacturers and developers shift gears around these new timeframes.
When a new version of Windows is announced, it’s common to see a rapid decrease in support for old versions. Not only has Microsoft stopped offering Windows 7 drivers but other companies like NVIDIA are following suit. If you have computers running Windows 7 or Windows 8, you need to upgrade as soon as possible.
Watch for counterfeits when buying consumer electronics, especially from unverified third-party marketplaces. When in doubt, buy name-brand products direct from the manufacturer or verified reseller. If a deal sounds too good to be true it probably is, especially for hard-to-find parts like graphics cards.