Today marks the end of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1
Microsoft ceases support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 starting today. Users are advised to upgrade to Windows 11 or Windows 10.
Today marks the end of Windows 7. Users will no longer receive security updates and technical support. According to StatCounter, Windows 7 powers 11 percent of all des... Read more
Microsoft ends support for Windows 7 and 8 in January, including Edge
In many aspects, Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser improved upon the first non-Chromium iterations of Edge, including support for Windows 7 and 8. However, the end is near. According to a statement from Microsoft, Edge support for Windows 7 and 8 will expire in mid-January 2023.
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Windows 7 recovery discs may not work after recent Windows updates
If you choose to restore your PC using a physical disc, such as a CD or DVD, you may encounter an issue. Any PC running a Windows update after January 11, 2022, will not be able to utilize a recovery disc prepared with the Back and Restore (Windows 7) tool in Control Panel, according to a Microsoft... Read more
Preview: Windows 11 – The modern Windows 8 with two start menus?
Microsoft presented Windows 11 a few weeks ago. We have now been able to work with the new operating system. Although it is a preview, Microsoft clearly shows its vision. Where other media are talking about a simple redesign, we really see some differences. First of all, Microsoft is doing a big cl... Read more
Microsoft extends Windows 7 support once due to own error
On the 14th of January, the last update for Windows 7 was released, which was supposed to end support. Microsoft accidentally introduced a bug with these last update and now has to fix it.
The official support ended on the 14th of January. On that day the very last official security update was r... Read more
Today is the end of Windows 7 on an estimated 369 million computers
End-of-life, end of the line, done, finished, finito. Today Microsoft stops supporting Windows 7. The lifecycle of this operating system has come to an end. With around 369 million PCs running on Windows 7, this end is far too early, but it its for a reason that Microsoft has announced it well in a... Read more
How to: Directly upgrade and install Windows 10
Do you still have a Windows 7 system? Have you found out that this operating system is officially no longer supported? That's a bit late, but through this article you can easily upgrade to Windows 10. With some luck for free, with some bad luck it will cost you a maximum of 15 euros.
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“Almost half the companies still use Windows 7.
A study by Kaspersky shows that SMEs and enterprise organizations often still use Windows 7. Approximately half of the participants in the study indicated that this was the case. Microsoft's operating system will no longer be supported in a few months' time.
The study shows that 47 percent of SME... Read more
Microsoft disables VBScript in Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 and 8
Microsoft continues its plan to remove VBScript from the Internet. As of August 13, the next Patch Tuesday update for Windows, the technology will be disabled by default in Internet Explorer 11. Switching off the technology is done by giving an update in Patch Tuesday for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1, write... Read more
Still relatively many Windows 7 PCs, six months to end operating system
It's been a while since Windows 10 passed the once-popular Windows 7 as the most widely used PC operating system, but the final end of Windows 7 support is really coming up in half a year's time. However, ZDNet has information from three studies showing that the number of computers still running on ... Read more