Way back in 2016 I posted about my dislike of Windows 10 (not to mention 8 and 8.1 which I thought were diabolical). I resisted upgrading from Windows 7 for several more years – even after Microsoft ceased support for that version. Many IT Managers around the world followed the same strategy until official support stopped – whereupon they were forced to move to Windows 10.
My reasons for disliking Windows 10 were nothing to do with “resisting change” – after all I have been an avid beta tester of Revit for many years, and usually installed new versions within hours of release (well, maybe not for use on live projects . . . , as that might be considered foolhardy). I had genuine reasons for criticising Windows 10 – which I won’t describe here, as it is now past history.
Revit 2022 on Windows 7
This year, Autodesk forced the issue:
Not only did Autodesk cease to support Windows 7 but they actively prevented me from installing Revit 2022.
Well, I knew it was going to happen some day…