Microsoft issues upgrade reminder notification on Windows 7

Microsoft issues upgrade reminder notification on Windows 7

Microsoft will no longer update or support Windows 7 after January 14, 2020. Windows 7 was launched on July 22, 2009, and it’s decade old at this point, but the operating system is still incredibly popular, with Netmarketshare stating that the OS is being used on 28% of Windows PCs. Since support ……

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  • 4 months ago (10-27)
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Windows 7 Voting Systems to Get Free Security Updates Through 2020 Elections

Windows 7 Voting Systems to Get Free Security Updates Through 2020 Elections

Microsoft announced today that they will be providing free extended security updates for Windows 7 machines that are part of a federally certified voting system. With the Windows 7 end of support quickly approaching on January 14th, 2020, some voting systems that will be used for the 2020 electio……

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  • 5 months ago (09-21)
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Windows 7 updates blocked on PCs with incompatible antivirus

Windows 7 updates blocked on PCs with incompatible antivirus

On February 15, Microsoft issued a warning that Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users need to have SHA-2 support enabled, in order to receive monthly Windows Updates. The previous Windows Updates were dual-signed (SHA-1 and SHA-2) to prove authenticity. Going forward, the software updates from ……

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  • 7 months ago (08-15)
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Next Cumulative Updates Will Include an Important Browser Change on Windows

Next Cumulative Updates Will Include an Important Browser Change on Windows

The next batch of cumulative updates, also known as monthly rollups, for Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 will disable VBScript in Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft has announced. The first step towards this important change was made in early 2017 when the software giant started the process of……

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  • 7 months ago (08-05)
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Windows 7’s Market Share Collapses as the Windows 10 Growth Is Real

Windows 7’s Market Share Collapses as the Windows 10 Growth Is Real

Microsoft has been struggling for years to make Windows 10 the number one desktop operating system worldwide, and now a new set of statistics from NetMarketShare shows that the adoption of this version keeps gaining pace. Data for the month of July shows not only that Windows 10 is the top choice……

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  • 7 months ago (08-01)
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Watch Out: Microsoft Re-Releases Update KB4493132 for Windows 7 EOL Warnings

Watch Out: Microsoft Re-Releases Update KB4493132 for Windows 7 EOL Warnings

Microsoft has re-released Windows 7 update KB4493132, which enables end-of-life (EOL) notifications on devices still running the 2009 operating system. The update, whose latest revision is dated July 24, was originally announced in March this year, and its purpose was to display warnings that Win……

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  • 7 months ago (07-25)
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Many businesses are taking too long to migrate from Windows 7

Many businesses are taking too long to migrate from Windows 7

In brief: With Windows 7’s extended support set to end in less than six months, enterprise users are rushing to upgrade their networks to Windows 10. But for many businesses, the process isn’t happening as quickly as they’d like. On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will stop supporting the aging OS, m……

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  • 7 months ago (07-24)
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A fifth of large enterprises are still on Windows 7

A fifth of large enterprises are still on Windows 7

Microsoft will be ending support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020. After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running Windows 7. After the support ends, you can continue to use Windows 7, but your PC will become vulnerable to security risks as y……

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  • 8 months ago (07-16)
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Report: A fifth of large enterprises are still on Windows 7

Report: A fifth of large enterprises are still on Windows 7

Microsoft will be ending support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020. After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running Windows 7. After the support ends, you can continue to use Windows 7, but your PC will become vulnerable to security risks as yo……

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  • 8 months ago (07-15)
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