A few days ago Microsoft released the July update for all versions of Windows 10 , covering some changes to operating system files and tightening security. Now users of older versions of the system have also received updates on their computers. Users who continue on older versions of Windows have not been forgotten by Microsoft. (Source: Microsoft / Press Release) The company has just released two July updates, one special for Windows 7 running Service Pack 1 and one for Windows 8.1. Windows 7 SP1 users will be able to download update KB4507449, which brings security enhancements to Windows Server, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Storage and FileSystems, Windows Shell, Windows Input and Composition, and Windows Kernel. Already the Windows 8.1 update, called KB4507448, has few differences, which are as follows: an Addressed issue that caused BitLocker to enter recovery mode if triggered at the same time as updates are installed.
Security updates for Windows
Wireless Networking, Windows Server, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Kernel, and Windows App Platform and Frameworks. On January 14, 2020, Windows 7 will reach its end of life and will no longer receive security updates from Microsoft. This will be a problem for some companies that still use the operating system version. The good news is that corporate Windows customers have an alternative to ending support. Companies with Windows E5 or Microsoft 365 E5 subscriptions will receive updates to Windows 7 for another year at no additional cost. Upon completion of this period, Microsoft will charge you $ 50 per year (approximately $ 200) per device running Windows 7 if Microsoft still wants to receive updates for the machine. The following year, the price rises to $ 100 per device.
Windows subscription plans
Microsoft will start charging from the moment Windows 7 loses its support in January next year. As stated by the company, in both cases operating system security updates can be extended until January 2023. Microsoft recommends that users upgrade their system to Windows 10 or obtain extended security updates only as a “last resort”. On Jan 14, 2020, Microsoft will discontinue support for Windows 7. The system will remain operational, but will no longer receive regular updates, not even security updates. Uncorrected failures will make security and compatibility issues with other software more and more likely to occur over time. A lot of people will have to upgrade their operating system soon if they want to continue using their computers safely. Microsoft has announced it will no longer provide security updates for Windows 7, the second most popular version of its operating system. In a notice that began shipping to users on Tuesday, the company said Windows 7 will stop receiving improvements on January 14, 2020.
Microsoft will discontinue Windows 7 support
Microsoft made a commitment to provide 10 years of support for Windows 7 when it was released on October 22, 2009. When that 10-year period ends, Microsoft will discontinue Windows 7 support so that we can focus our investment on new support. Technologies and experiences Microsoft The company announces on its support page that, after January 14, “Windows Update technical support and software updates that help protect your PC will no longer be available for the product.” Although it was launched almost ten years ago, Windows 7 is used by 32.2% of Brazilians who have a computer with Windows installed, according to data from GlobalStats, consulting that accompanies the adoption of. Microsoft directs people still using Windows 7 to migrate to the latest version of the operating system, Windows 10. For the company, this can “avoid a situation where you need service or support that is no longer available.”