By now you should know Windows 7 is beyond end of official support. However there is no need to panic. There are hundreds of millions of Windows 7 machines out there and it won’t disappear or change overnight.
As 2021 comes to a close we are nearing the end of Windows 7 support across the industry. The ‘free’ upgrade to Windows 10 is still possible if you have a Windows 7 COA (the sticker on the side, top, or back of your PC or bottom of your laptop. If you want to or have to go to Windows 10 while using your Windows license we recommend a fresh install for optimum performance. The upgrade path will be easier in the short run just because it can keep all of your data and programs intact though some programs may not work with Windows 10.