Windows 7 shall still rule the earth
Software King of the World, Microsoft has made it clear that it does not want users of Intel Kaby Lake and AMD Bristol Ridge CPUs using Windows 7.
But Windows 7 is still king
NetMarketShare’s monthly OS usage figures show that Windows 10 use is growing but it is still a long way behind the aging and insecure Windows 7.
Once you guys were cutting edge
Most Firefox users are the types who are still Windows 7 hold outs and are refusing to upgrade to Windows 10, according to a new survey.
US-CERT Coordination Centre warns
The US-CERT Coordination Centre has warned that Windows 7 with EMET offers greater protection than Windows 10.
End of an error
Software giant Microsoft is forbidding its OEM chums from flogging hardware with its ancient Windows 7 and awful Windows 8.1 under the bonnet.
Pushing up costs
Intel's plan to have its next-generation processors support only Windows 10 is causing the industrial PC players a few sleepless nights.
Also broke Windows 10 Mobile promise
Software outfit Microsoft has U-turned over its decision to kill off support for Intel Skylake processors running Windows 7 and 8.1 next year.
Windows 7, 8, 8.1 updates for Skylake systems to end on July 17, 2017
In a rather authoritarian, sweeping effort to increase its worldwide Windows 10 install base, Microsoft has announced it will end support for operating systems older than Windows 10 on newer chipset platforms, including Intel’s Skylake, in a year and a half from now, and that Windows 10 will be the only supported Windows OS on new chipset platforms going forward in 2016.
Upgrade or Yog-Sothoth will eat your soul
Software giant Microsoft is getting so desperate to have its users upgrade to Windows 10 it has started spreading FUD about its own Windows 7 operating system.