Microsoft might stop vendors from selling Windows 7 this year. Maybe.
Walmart and some other stores are still offering personal computers with Window 7. As you know, most new PCs now come with Windows 10, not 7 or 8.
But why would you want a Windows 7 PC? Is it any faster? Does it make better use of hardware? I don’t think so. If Windows 10 was not as fast, somebody would have said so by now. So why do some want 7 and not 10?
Because Windows 7 is more of a classic design for the screen layout. At least from the first screen tall you see. But it is possible to ‘customize’ the Windows 10 desktop screen to look more conventional.
Windows tip for you: Find somebody who has an almost new PC for sale and recently upgraded to Windows 10. Ask if they still have the license key used for Window 7. If so, you might buy that computer and get it to boot either Windows 7 or Windows 10 each time you turn it on.
You can Google and find ways to legally have both Windows 7 and 10 on the same computer. It really is legal.
The above is from my computer, the same one I use to e3dit ;this blog. It is an old Dell Optiplex 520 with a 500GB hard drive that has three different Windows system on it. It is legal.
The catch? The PC is an older model made by Dell or Hp and comes with a legal installed Windows 10 system.
You can find re-sellers certified by Microsoft to have Windows 10 installed on computers that has come off-lease. So you can help save the environment and get a great bargain. These are model that were made over seven years ago and have been retired to make way for new computers for business firms who lease rather than t buy.
The real attraction is the use of a very new Operating System that woks very well with these older units. It is like getting Windows 10 at a discount and getting a free used computer. Of course these do not include a monitor. However, some newer n TV sets make good monitors. So you could pair trhe older PC with newer TV set and have a great spare computer for you or a family member.
What is the down side? The warranty is for just one-year and you would have to send it back to the vendor. Also, you can not transfer the Windows 10 software to another computer. The rule is not new. Microsoft has always held that a single user license is good only for just one computer.
My advice? Check all the details before you buy one. Still, at $80 it is very attractive. By the way, some of these older units can support dual monitors without getting another graphics card.
Some models are under $80 even with Windows 10.
For more information, try a Google search. Or use this link below.
Cheap refurbished desktop computers with Windows 10.
Above is a rugged and cheap and comes with Windows 10.