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Microsoft: Windows 7 has serious security threats and compatibility issues

Microsoft introduced latest windows version named ‘Windows 10’ on last year July 29 , and all windows 10 users received a new major update of windows 10 on last November.  But still windows 7 is the most popular os. According to survey Windows 7 runs on 55% of all the computers on the planet, it proves the popularity of windows 7.


But Microsoft now warned their users that windows 7 has some major security issues and incompatibility problems.

Microsoft Marketing chief Chris Capossela explained that users who choose Windows 7 do so “at your own risk, at your own peril” and he revealed Microsoft has concerns about its future software and hardware compatibility, security and more.

He said :

We do worry when people are running an operating system that’s 10 years old that the next printer they buy isn’t going to work well, or they buy a new game, they buy Fallout 4, a very popular game, and it doesn’t work on a bunch of older machines,” Capossela stated. “And so, as we are pushing our ISV [Independent Software Vendor] and hardware partners to build great new stuff that takes advantage of Windows 10 that obviously makes the old stuff really bad and not to mention viruses and security problems.

He also said : “so incredibly important to try to end the fragmentation of the Windows install base”.

So we strongly recommending our followers to switch to windows 10 , try to get a safe place.

Source : Forbes

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