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Windows 7 Usage Remain Strong–Gains 22.45% Share on Steam

Windows 7 Usage Remain Strong–Gains 22% Share on Steam

Microsoft is struggling to further extend Windows 10 market share. They even resorted to quietly extending the free update until December 31, 2017 from the original July 2016. ...

November 7, 2017 at 4:16 pm by

Four-Character String Can Easily Crash Windows 7 and 8.1

Older Windows versions are not having a good time. First, the WannaCry ransomware infected Windows XP, 7, and 8.1 systems across the globe earlier this month. Now, a Russian ...

May 30, 2017 at 5:39 pm by

Microsoft Blocks Ryzen and Kaby Lake From Windows 7 & 8.1 Updates

Last month, some troubling news came out from Microsoft. According to a change in their terms of service, Redmond would no longer honour their Windows Update commitments. ...

April 14, 2017 at 1:00 pm by
AMD Ryzen

AMD Confirms Windows 10 Thread Scheduler Working Fine for Ryzen

After the launch of Ryzen, there was speculation about the impact of OS optimisation for performance on AMD’s new Zen architecture. One issue that has been bouncing ...

March 14, 2017 at 9:59 am by

Overclockers Using Windows 7 to Set AMD Ryzen World Record

Even up until a month before Ryzen launched, the expectation was that AMD’s processors would be fully supported on Windows 7. Those hopes were dashed when the company ...

March 3, 2017 at 11:20 am by

AMD Ryzen Reportedly Not Offically Supporting Windows 7

One of the nicest rumors to come out for Ryzen was the apparent Windows 7. After Intel started waffling on supporting the aging but still popular OS, many users turned to AMD ...

February 9, 2017 at 9:08 am by

Windows 10 Marketshare Drops in Latest Steam Survey

Since the release of Windows 10, the latest Microsoft OS has begun an inexorable rise in marketshare. Surprisingly enough, one group that was somewhat quick to pick up the ...

February 7, 2017 at 10:00 pm by

AMD Announces Windows 7 Support for Ryzen

AMD has announced that its new Ryzen processors will support Windows 7. The bold move – announced by AMD a special Ryzen event – should ensure an extra slice of market ...

February 3, 2017 at 1:00 am by

Microsoft Urges Enterprises to Say Farewell Windows 7

Ever since the debacle with Windows XP, Microsoft has had to rethink their approach to their Windows operating systems. Somewhat luckily for the company, there will be no ...

January 17, 2017 at 11:15 am by

Windows 7 and 8 Moving to Cumulative Patches

Back in August, Microsoft announced that they would be changing the way Windows 7 and Windows 8 updates would be delivered. According to the information at the time, it ...

October 13, 2016 at 11:40 am by

Windows 10 Upgrade Nagware Removed from Windows 7/8.1

After launch mid-summer last year, Microsoft started offering Windows 10 as a free upgrade to Windows 7 and 8.1 users. As part of the effort to advertise this new offer, ...

September 22, 2016 at 10:00 am by
Windows 10

Kaby Lake and Zen Won’t Support Windows 7 and 8.1

The push for Windows 10 exclusivity is set to continue, with Intel and AMD revealing that its next generation of processors will not include support for Windows 7 and Windows ...

September 6, 2016 at 5:27 pm by

Windows 7 and 8.1 to get Windows 10-Style Monthly Updates

Since Microsoft’s strategy of issuing fixes and patches for Windows 10 in one monthly bulk update has been so staggeringly unpopular, it is rolling out the same strategy for ...

August 16, 2016 at 7:01 pm by

Microsoft Extends Skylake Support to Windows 7 and 8.1

Microsoft has reneged on its policy of ending support for Intel’s Skylake range of processors for its older operating systems, which was set to end on 17th July, 2018. From ...

August 12, 2016 at 1:01 pm by

Microsoft Admits Windows 10 Will Miss Adoption Target

Before Microsoft launched Windows 10 last year, it announced a self-imposed deadline for the new operating system to be installed on 1 billion devices by Summer 2018. As we ...

July 18, 2016 at 6:00 pm by


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