Microsoft plans to issue regular notices starting next month that will inform Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) users that the operating system will reach its end-of-support phase on Jan. 14, 2020.
Google on Thursday described two "zero-day" vulnerabilities affecting both the Google Chrome browser and Windows 7 systems that are being actively used in targeted attacks.
Microsoft plans to start selling its Windows 7 Extended Security Updates plan to organizations on April 1, 2019, according to a Friday announcement.
The Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service can now be used to help address security issues with Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 clients.
January 14 marks a one-year period before the end of support for Windows 7.
Windows 7 was a notable victim of this month's "update Tuesday" security patch releases by Microsoft, according to various accounts.
Microsoft gave notice last week that its "classic" Microsoft Intune device management portal won't have support for managing Windows 7 devices when that operating system reaches its end-of-support date.
Microsoft plans to stop the active participation of its employees in Microsoft Community forum discussions starting next month for certain older Windows and Office products, plus a few others.
Microsoft on Monday indicated that its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) security service soon will be coming to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 clients.
Organizations running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 soon will see an end to the timeworn IT tactic of rolling back Windows patches that cause problems.
Microsoft announced this week that it's planning to initiate a new limited-time blocking scheme for out-of-date Adobe Flash ActiveX used in its Internet Explorer 11 browser.
Microsoft's "convenience rollups" for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 aren't playing well with some VMware virtual machines (VMs), the two companies warned this week.
Microsoft today announced the availability of so-called "convenience rollups" for Windows 7 Service Pack 1, as well as Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.
Microsoft added a few enhancements this month to help organizations better address their Internet Explorer app compatibility woes.
Sales of new PCs running the Windows 7 Professional edition will start to end next year.