Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2020 5:02 pm
Google quietly buys company that turns your old Windows 7 PC into Chrome OS machine
CloudReady could be the perfect answer for those continuing to stick with, say, Windows 7 PCs – despite Microsoft having stopped delivering free patches since January 15. Importantly, CloudReady still gets patches and fixes just like Chrome OS, served up every six weeks.
There are two notable catches with switching to CloudReady. After installing it, there's no returning to Windows, so users should make a backup of their files.
Also, after transitioning, accessing a local drive becomes difficult because this Chrome-OS variant relies almost entirely on Google Drive for storage.