It is, but it helps to be a geek. My experiences with it always involved a lack of OEM driver support. It always seemed to work 98 percent okay on my system, but that wonky 2 percent drove me nuts. For example, my laptop wouldn't wake up from sleep mode. Or the OS wouldn't park the hard drive before it shut down, so you'd be met with a lovely whining sound as it spun to a stop when the power died.It's a shame 3rd party operating systems aren't more prevalent.
I hear Linux can be cool.
In Six Months, Microsoft Will Pull The Plug On Some Parts Of Windows 7 Support - Yahoo FinanceWindows will stop security updates for Windows 7 in Jan. 2020. Feature updates end in January 2015.
hey wolf, now that a few months have passed how is the 10 beta treating u? its still available to try and im thinking of giving it a shot if u like it.I don't know, when I will buy a mac, but since at end of the year Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 for security updates. I was checking Leo Laporte podcast over at The Tech Guy | with Leo Laporte and found out you can download Windows 10 for free for beta testing for a while at Home page - Windows Insider Program
So this morning, I upgraded from 7 to 10 and enjoying the new look. They keeped the desktop look, but put the windows taps in the start menu, like as seen below.