Published Jul 2019

Microsoft ends support for Windows 7 in January 2020 – Exchange 2010 Extended



Take action now to replace unsupported operating system


Since publishing this article, Microsoft has extended the end of support date for Exchange Server 2010 to October 2020. You can read the full article here. 

Microsoft has announced end of support for Windows 7 and Exchange 2010 as of January 14, 2020. So, what does this mean for businesses who continue to operate on these legacy systems?

If you continue to use Windows 7 and/or Exchange 2010 after support has ended, your PC will still work, but it may become more vulnerable to security risks and viruses. Your PC will continue to start and run, but Microsoft will no longer provide the following critical support for your business.

What are the risks for organisations?

NO security updates


NO technology updates


NO software updates

Migrate to Microsoft 365 with Opus Technology

As end of support for Windows 7 and Exchange 2010 approaches, our expert team recommend migrating from Windows 7 to Microsoft 365 which will give you an automatic upgrade licence to Windows 10. Windows 10 gives your desktop a fresh new look, organisation-wide advanced security, simple deployment mechanisms, compatibility tools and greater productivity features.

With Opus Microsoft 365 you can also migrate your email to Exchange Online, helping you to retire your Exchange 2010 deployment. With a migration to Microsoft 365, not only will you experience new features but will always have reassurance of being on the very latest and most secure version of Microsoft Exchange.

Contact us today on 0800 316 7566 to discuss how Opus can take you on the Microsoft 365 Cloud Journey.

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