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Once your organization has decided it's ready to upgrade to Windows 7 and has verified that it meets the technical requirements to do so, it’s time to begin planning for the upgrade itself. This article will walk you through steps to take before and during an install.

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It’s important to consider whether upgrading to Windows 7 makes sense for your organization and, if so, how you will go about implementing it. To help you decide whether Windows is a good fit for your organization, we’ve come up with four questions for you to consider.

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Is your staff spread across several locations? Do you have a limited budget for IT support like installations and upgrades? Do your staff and volunteers want to do their work on personal devices like smartphones or tablets? Are you tired of maintaining an in-house Exchange server? Then Microsoft Office 365 Nonprofit may be right for you!

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For end users, Windows 10 introduces a new Start menu, web browser, personal digital assistant, and more. For IT admins, the latest version of Windows includes features like Azure Active Directory support and Windows Update for Business.

If your nonprofit or library is considering upgrading your systems, check out some of the most important new features for both users and IT professionals in this version of Windows.

 

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One of the advantages of Windows 8 is the inclusion of free security software. In addition to offering protection against spyware, malware, and viruses, Windows Defender software is built into Windows 8 and doesn't require a separate installation.

This is an original blog post on Oct. 30, 2012 by Jim Lynch, Director of Green Tech at TechSoup

I've been following the IT press as it's been covering the much-publicized Windows 8 launch over the last few months. Having a passion for keeping IT equipment alive and well as long as possible, I've been following the sub-debate on whether or not Windows 8 is suitable for older PCs.

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Microsoft Windows 8 is here! Eligible not-for-profits and charitable organisations can now request donated copies of Windows 8 through the TechSoup Asia program.

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Windows 8 is such a big change to Microsoft's operating systems (OS), we thought it might be useful to have a look at their plans for the types of devices that will use it and also their longer-range plans.

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A spruced up look and an overall performance boost aren't the only improvements in Windows 8.

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What’s New in Windows 8?

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