Customer Spotlight: gWiz Technology Services

Jerry Hotho, president of gWiz Technology Services, grew up a gadget guy. Always interested in how things work, Jerry earned his degree in Computer and Electronics Technology from the United Electronics Institute. He started gWiz Technology Services, based in Tampa Bay, Florida, in 2009 to provide technical services for small businesses. We spoke with Jerry about his business and what changes he’s seen since the … Continue reading Customer Spotlight: gWiz Technology Services

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Counting Patches: A Look Back Since Windows 7 End of Support

January 14, 2020: Windows 7 End of Support With the events of this year, January seems more like a different lifetime than merely 6 months ago. And while the date may not make history books as a top event of 2020, January 14 marked an important date in the world of technology: the end of extended support for Windows 7. What was Windows 7 End … Continue reading Counting Patches: A Look Back Since Windows 7 End of Support

Windows 7 Migration Kit

The race against time is over. As of today, Microsoft has stopped Windows® 7 updates and support. In their own words, PCs continuing to run Windows 7 are “more vulnerable to security risks and viruses.” Security breaches and cyberattacks aren’t things organizations can afford to take lightly. Enter: the Windows 7 Migration Kit. What If You Stay? For those who are weighing the pros and … Continue reading Windows 7 Migration Kit

Windows 7 End of Support = It’s Always Messy!

If you know anything about Laplink, you understand that we’ve been around for a long, LONG time. We’ve handled almost every major Windows transition – from DOS to 95 to XP to Windows 8. Now we’ve hit another big milestone in Microsoft’s OS journey. Windows 7 end of support is January 14, 2020 and you must move to Windows 10 or pay to stay. Look, … Continue reading Windows 7 End of Support = It’s Always Messy!

Windows 7 Support: The End is Near…Kind of.

The final countdown is on for Windows 7 End of Support. With a “D-Day” of January 14, enterprises and consumers alike are looking into next steps for their IT departments and personal PCs that make the most sense for their individual needs and resources. It’s clear that there is no “one-size-fits-all-approach” for adapting to the end of Windows 7 support. While some are looking for … Continue reading Windows 7 Support: The End is Near…Kind of.