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Microsoft labels Windows 7 'outdated' as it pushes Windows users to Windows 10
17 January 2017, 10:56 pm



Microsoft on Monday reminded customers running Windows 7 that they have just three years of support remaining, told them that the aged OS was “long outdated” and urged them to upgrade to Windows 10.

Windows 7 will exit what Microsoft calls Extended Support on Jan. 14, 2020; at that point, the company will stop all security updates.

Microsoft used the three-years-and-counting milestone to simultaneously denigrate Windows 7 and promote its successor. “Windows 7 is based on long-outdated security architectures,” said Markus Nitschke, the head of Microsoft Germany, in a post to a German-language company blog, adding that the OS “does not meet the requirements of modern technology, nor the high security requirements of IT departments.”

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