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[BlogGSMArena] Windows 7 “mainstream support” ends tomorrow

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This means that the aging OS will no longer receive new features, or any design changes or the likes. It will, however, still get security updates until January 14, 2020.

With the end of mainstream support, complimentary phone and online support from Microsoft won’t be available for Windows 7 anymore. That said, you’ll have the option of paid online and phone support for another five years, should you absolutely need to get in touch with someone from the software giant.

Source: http://blog.gsmarena.com/windows-7-mainstream-support-ends-tomorrow/

In line with the news that Skylake won't be supporting Windows 7 USB installation frown.gif I'm glad I moved on to Windows 8 + Start menu before I had to be forced to get accustomed to it in the near future.
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Good, it's about time people started moving over to W8 or upcoming W10. Hopefully this along with Intel's Skylake will speed things up a bit so the rest of the peeps can catch up biggrin.gif

W7 'security updates until January 14, 2020'

(I'm dual booting W7 x64 + W8.1 x64, and will carry on using both).

Good to see gamers are rapidly upgrading to W8.1 x64, now we just need other peeps to join.


Edited by Boomstick727 - 1/12/15 at 1:21pm
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Well boo hoo, that's too bad.
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Not a repost. Carry on. :)

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I guess this confirms no DX12 for windows 7.
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I guess this confirms no DX12 for windows 7.
Great sacrifice for having no metro if you ask me.
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I was also a die hard fan of W7 but after i moved to W8.1 i never looked back and will probably move to W10 as i liked what i saw in the beta so far, for me W10 = win7+win8.1
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I'm just waiting for 10 before I make the move. Really enjoyed the preview.
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Hopefully windows 10 is good and priced well. 8 was trash and 8.1 is just OK - not worth any money over 7 for a desktop.
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Hopefully windows 10 is good and priced well. 8 was trash and 8.1 is just OK - not worth any money over 7 for a desktop.
How is Windows 8 "trash", when it does so much more better than Windows 7....Please inform me. Please. Da da tiles? Da da da start menu? Anyone on this website can fix those problems.
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