Microsoft warns end mainstream support Windows 7




Microsoft points out that the mainstream support for all Windows 7 versions stops about six months and that the OS the period of extended support goes. The same applies to Office 2010 SP1 and all Windows Server 2008 versions.

Traditionally put Microsoft software on a row whose support within the next six months expire and the group has also this time done to include Windows 7, Server 2008, Storage Server 2008, Exchange Server 2010, Visual Studio 2012 and Office 2010 SP1. These are mainstream support, including the five-year period of free updates such as security patches and new functionality is understood.

The products are now entering the period of extended support, which only appear free security updates but no new functionality is added. Further extensions and patches may be bringing the software to the software giant, but there will be. Then paid

Mainstream support for Windows 7 Starter, Home Premium, Ultimate, Professional and Enterprise stops on January 13, 2015. It’s also about the N-variants and whether Service Pack 1 installed is irrelevant to the expiry of the deadline. The extended support Microsoft ceasefire on 14 January 2020. Though that far into the future, many systems are currently running Windows 7 that states like Windows XP can not be excluded. At the end of the support for XP earlier this year, found that a huge amount of computers, including those of governments, even turned the old OS. Fee Microsoft now provides security patches to governments, but only if those migrating to a newer version of Windows have put in motion.

Office 2010 Service Pack 1, the mainstream support ending October 14, 2014, Windows Server 2008 is that, like Windows 7, January 13, 2015.

The next version of Windows that support completely stops the unpopular Windows Vista, which is April 11, 2017 end-of-life goes. Support for Windows 8 stops completely on January 10, 2023.


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