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Webinar: After XP - Windows 7 or Windows 8?

  • 16 July 2014
  • 18:00 Central European Time and Egyptian Standard Time
  • 17:00 BST


Join Global Knowledge expert instructor Glenn Weadock for an intriguing webinar addressing the decisions you need to make after Microsoft has retired the workhorse Windows XP. Do you stick with XP? Go with the tried and true Windows 7? Or leap ahead to Windows 8?

In one information-packed hour, Glenn will help you understand your options and how to approach this critical decision point. Register today to learn where you should go after Windows XP.


The webinar will include the following elements:

  • The Exit of XP
    • What "End-of-Life" Means
    • Options for Staying with XP
  • The Controversial Windows 8
    • One Interface for All, but Two for Many
    • Windows 8.1: Mid-Course Corrections
  • The Surprising Windows 7
    • Windows 7 Choices Today
    • Licensing and Support Terms
  • Next Steps: Choosing a Windows Strategy
    • Gut it Out with XP
    • Transition to 7 and Skip 8
    • Jump to 8 and Wait for 9
    • Decision Points
      • Multi-GUI or Single-GUI
      • Importance of the Cloud
      • Hardware and Performance
      • Multi-Device Synchronization
      • New Apps You Might Need
      • Old Apps You Might Want
      • Support and Longevity
      • Leveraging Your Server Platform
      • The Learning Curve


Glenn Weadock
Glenn Weadock is a longtime instructor for Global Knowledge and teaches Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, Server 2012, Server 2008, and Active Directory. He co-developed with Mark Wilkins two advanced Server 2008 classes in the Microsoft Official Curriculum. Glenn also consults and provides expert witness services in patent infringement cases through his Colorado-based company Independent Software, Inc. (

Related Global Knowledge Courses:

  • Configuring Windows 8.1
  • Administering and Maintaining Windows 7
  • MCSA: Windows 7 Boot Camp for Desktop Administrators

Duration: 60 minutes

Language: English

Technical Requirements: Internet connection and computer speakers for audio.

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