Will Windows 7 Keep Working After Support Ends?

Apparently there are people that believe when support for Windows 7 ends it’ll stop working. That’s just wrong, right? It’ll keep working? Can’t I just keep using it?

Yes, Windows 7 will keep working.

You can keep using it, but it’s important to understand the risks involved.

One thing we’ve learned, though, from being here before, is that the risks may not be as horrific as some make them out to be.

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Fixing Windows 7 Boot Problems

Every once in a while, things become corrupted on your hard disk in such a way that Windows 7 is unable to boot. From the MBR (Master Boot Record) to other information critical at boot time, if it’s not there, you can’t boot.

Fortunately, Windows includes diagnostic and repair tools on your Windows setup disc.

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Using Windows Disk Cleanup

Over time, it’s not uncommon for files to accumulate on your system – unused files, old ones, or files you no longer need. There are many reasons for this, but most are pretty valid when you get down to the details.

Fortunately, you don’t need to get into the details to clean things up. Windows includes a disk-cleanup utility that’s helpful for cleaning this type of thing right up.

Let’s walk through the steps of using Windows Disk Cleanup.

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How Do I Move an Off-screen Window in Windows 7?


My Windows Media Center suddenly popped up too high so can’t get to controls to pull it down to close/max/minimize screen. Your answer about alt+space, m doesn’t work with media center. Desperate to get it back under control!

You didn’t indicate whether or not you were using Windows 7, but given that Windows Media Center is part of it, and it does indeed not pay attention to ALT+SPACE like it should, I’ll show you “the other way”.

The problem is that “the other way” changed from Windows XP to Windows 7, and many people that used to use it are also somewhat lost searching for it.

What’s called the “System Menu” used to be accessible in a single click from the task bar. In Windows 7, there’s an additional step.

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