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Extended Support Windows 7

Discussion in 'Windows Software' started by Insomniac_owl, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. Insomniac_owl

    Insomniac_owl New Member

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    Hello I was reading about the recently end of Mainstream support of Windows 7, they say in the Microsoft website that now Windows 7 start the "extended support" till 2020 and consist on security updates mostly but there is no specific.

    Do you guys know anything else?
     
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    Mainstream support ended which means no added features, no free phone support. Extended support provides security/critical updates. Basically nothing changes that should affect the majority of users.
     
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    Djolovicl eTeknix Janitor Forum Mod

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    Yeah, there will be no more "upgrades" just security patches and shit. Not that there were any visible "upgrades" to begin with. For an average, every day user, nothing has changed.
     
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    So it means no service pack 2 for W7?
     
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    Oh they said years ago that Win 7 SP2 is not gonna happen.
     
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    Okay. My W7 is pretty stable now, I hope he can stand few years till upgrade to W10.
     
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    Few years? From what I understand Win 10 should be released in 2015.
     
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    Yep, but I wait till SP1 or something. Until all programs and devices will not work properly.

    I'm install WinXP in 2004 and Win7 in 2013. Yes, I love when system is stable))
     
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    oh lol, this not Win 95 we are talking about, Windows has come a long way since those days. Its pretty stable right out of the box.
     
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    Really? We talking about same Microsoft Windows family?)
     
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    Yeah. Its really not that bad anymore.
     
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    Okay, only time will show.
     

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