Firefox to end Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 support by September 2024
The popular browser Firefox promises to offer support for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 until September 2024. Owner Mozilla thus already offers a more long-term support timeline than its competitors and Microsoft itself.
In any case, the shelf life of these operating systems was overdue from Microsoft ba... 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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Former Microsoft chief sheds light on Windows 8 a decade later
In a recent interview, the ex-chief of Windows 8 shed light on the development and legacy of the controversial operating system. Windows 8 took risks, garnered mixed reviews and influences the IT landscape to this day.
Windows 8, released in 2012, was seen as a revolutionary new operating syste... 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
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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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
Microsoft loses subdomain for RSS feeds in Windows Live Tiles
Microsoft no longer owns a subdomain name that needs to ensure that RSS-based news updates are delivered to the Windows Live Tiles start menu in Windows 8 and 10. This can cause a major security issue, reports ZDNet.
According to the techsite, the subdomain name notifications.buildmypinnedsite.com i... Read more