Latest Windows 7 news.

Microsoft allows businesses of any size to extend Windows 7 support for 3 year

There has been a big shift in Microsoft’s approach of providing Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESUs) for its customers. Now, in addition to large business establishments, small-and-midsize businesses (SMBs) will also get an option to purchase ESUs. Moreover, they […]

Microsoft Internet Games

Microsoft Internet Games support for Windows 7, XP, ME is ending

For many, today is a sad day, a red day, a day that will never be forgotten for decades to come. OK, we’re just playing around here because we doubt many computer users will care about what happens today unless […]

KB971033 deactivating Windows 7 systems

Windows is no stranger to issues and errors. These niggles often trouble the users and the administrators in case of companies. It has recently come to the notice that Microsoft’s KB971033 update for Windows 7, the one released on January 2019 […]

KB3148812 update

Microsoft explains why Windows 7 Update KB3177467 failed

Microsoft regularly releases major updates for its popular operating system – Windows. However, such frequent releases often create confusion among users. To avoid this, Microsoft will release future Windows Servicing Stack Updates (SSUs) as part of its monthly update rollups. […]

Windows 7 to get paid Extended Security Updates until January 2023

Microsoft today announced that it would be offering a paid Windows 7 Extended Security Updates support to such customers. This extended support will be valid until January of 2023. This will be financially costly as it will be delivered on […]


Windows Update error 0x80248015 troubling Windows 7 users

A new error message is currently plaguing Windows 7 users. Whenever the users are trying to search for new Windows Updates, the system is throwing up a 0x80248015 error. A quick look at the Microsoft forum reveals that this problem […]

Microsoft stops sales of Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 to all OEMs

After having mentioned October 31, 2016 as the final date for issuing out Windows 7 Pro and Windows 8.1 licenses to all OEMs, Microsoft has officially ended all sales for these 2 licenses to their vendors, including Dell, HP and […]

Microsoft allegedly installing Windows 10 without users consent

We all know that Microsoft has been pitching Windows 10 aggressively and now it seems that it is pushing the envelope a bit too far. Redditors have reported that Windows 7 computers are being automatically updated to Windows 10 without […]

Microsoft ending sale of Windows 8 and Windows 7 in 2016

Microsoft is making a push to end distribution of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 beginning in November 2016. It means that if you’re set out to purchase a copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, you might want to do […]

Windows 7 SP1 end of mainstream support

Mainstream support for Windows 7 SP1 ends today

Mainstream support for the Windows 7 SP1 operating system has ended today, 13th January 2015. Extended support will however continue till January 14, 2020. What does this mean? Microsoft offers two kinds of supports to the Windows operating systems: Mainstream […]

Google Chrome

Google Chrome 64-bit, now available for Windows 8 / 7

There’s a good news for all Google Chrome fans. Now the Google Chrome 64-bit version is available for Windows 7 and Windows 8 as well. Along with it, the 64-bit Windows support is also coming to the Chrome Stable with […]

Fix for crashing Antivirus software on Windows 8 / 7 released

If you have been noticing that at times your antivirus software has been crashing on Windows, you might to download and apply this hotfix. Microsoft has just released a hotfix to fix crashing Antivirus software on Windows. Antivirus software crashing […]

Internet Explorer 11 Developer Preview for Windows 7 released

During Microsoft’s Build conference, the IE team had promised the availability of Internet Explorer 11 (IE11), the latest version shipped with Windows 8.1 to be also available for Windows 7. Fast-forward a month on July 25, the team has released […]

Windows 8 overtakes Windows Vista; Windows 7 still on top

Microsoft’s latest operating system Windows 8 has slowly gained the ground and finally over-took Windows Vista in terms of market share. It has surpassed Windows Vista and has become the fourth most popular operating system variant in the world after […]

Windows 8? Customers are just upgrading to Windows 7, says Dell !

This might come as news but in a surprise revelation, Dell stated that corporate customers are right now upgrading to Windows 7. And Windows 8? Well it still is a far cry, says Dell! During its Earnings Conference call, Brian […]

Microsoft to roll out Windows 7 SP1 via Windows Update automatically

Starting tomorrow, that is March 19th 2013, Microsoft will start offering Windows 7 Service Pack 1 via Windows Update. It is now almost two years now since Windows 7 SP1 was made available as a direct download for users to install […]

Windows 7 Gets Internet Explorer 10 – IE10 Preview Now Available!

Microsoft sometime ago announced it would be soon making Internet Explorer 10 available to those running Windows 7 machines. The company to some extent has stayed true to its word! The preview version of the Microsoft’s proprietary browser is now […]

Windows 8 users experience 55% lesser crashes than Windows 7 users

Windows 8 adoption rates are rather encouraging and the reason behind is the improved functionality and stability. Statistics say that 9% users in Portugal, 6% users in Hungary and 8% users in China have made the transition from Windows 7 […]

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Windows 8? Microsoft Wants You To Migrate To Windows 7 For Now!

In its latest whitepaper, Microsoft has urged people to move over and leave Windows XP. Interestingly though, it did not ask people to migrate to Windows 8 and spoke very little  about it. Instead, it wanted people to move over […]

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Microsoft launches new Windows 7 ‘Toon My family’ contest

Who are the Tom & Jerry of your family? Identify them and then go participate in Microsoft India’s new ‘Toon My family’ contest and win attractive prizes every week! What’s it about Grandpa Max that reminds you of your dad? Why […]

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Vu Super TV, a Smart TV which runs on Windows 7

First came the smart PC’s then came the smart players and after that smart phones arrived; but now Smart TV’s have come to the market. In the Smart TV segment, the first one was  Panasonic Viera … and now we have […]