Tag: Windows 7

The biggest reasons why you should upgrade to Windows 10

WINDOWS 7 End of Life will take place on January 14, 2020, when Microsoft ceases to release security updates for the computer operating system. During its nine-year period of availability, the software has become incredibly popular with many fans opting to use it over Windows 10. Before the American tech

Running Windows 7? You can now test the Chromium based Microsoft Edge

Microsoft launched its first-ever Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser for Windows 10 users and while the company earlier promised that it would bring the browser on other platforms such as Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and MAC OS, the launch date saw Microsoft announcing the browser as Windows 10 exclusive

The return of GWX for Windows 7, but Microsoft has learnt some lessons from the last Windows 10 upgrade fiasco

Windows 7 is going out of support in the 14th January 2020, but with hundreds of millions of PC users showing no sign of moving to Windows 10, Microsoft is once again planning to prompt users to upgrade to the latest version of their desktop operating system. The last push

Critical update will roll out a for Windows 7 devices next month

Microsoft has already decided on the end-of-support dates for Windows 7 users and while it’s a couple of months away, there’s a chance that users could get locked out of Windows Updates soon. Microsoft recently announced that they are moving to SHA-2 for better encryption. This is not a big

Pricing of Windows 7 extended security updates revealed

 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 it, but your PC will become vulnerable to security risks as you will not receive security and feature updates. Since some enterprise customers

Malwarebytes release fix for Windows 7 freeze issue

Two weeks ago we reported that Malwarebytes users on Windows 7 were reporting that their PCs are freezing and otherwise not responding to mouse and keyboard input, with the only option being a hard reboot. The problem was caused by an automatic update which took the package to version 3.6.1 CU 1.0.508. After

KB4480970 is causing Windows 7 Activation issues, here is the fix

Microsoft recently released the new January cumulative updates for Windows 7 users. Unfortunately, the update is causing some issues for the users who use SMBv2 shares. The KB4480970 update did come with a list of known issues but it looks like SMBv2 issue slipped through during the internal testing. The issue was

Microsoft update is causing network issues on some Windows 7 PCs

Microsoft recently released the new January cumulative updates for Windows 7 users. Unfortunately, the update is causing some issues for the users who use SMBv2 shares. The KB4480970 update did come with a list of known issues but it looks like SMBv2 issue slipped through during the internal testing. The issue was

Microsoft plans to discontinue the Classic Intune Portal with Windows 7

It looks like Windows 7 might not be the only thing Microsoft plans to discontinue in 2020.  Microsoft has now confirmed that the Classic Intune Portal will also discontinue with Windows 7. Currently, Microsoft has two Intune portals- the classic and the Azure-based. The classic Intune portal depends on the