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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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  • Alam Hidalgo

    i don’t think that windows 7 is a problem. The software works well and many drivers for hardware, games, etc. take windows 7 like a reference for programming. It’s stable and functionaly system today. The implementation of windows 10 like a service it’s pushing out the “products” for the new way that microsoft it’s taking now, but that’s not the way.

    Because they’re not taking a good way to promotion windows 10. Microsoft it’s making agreements with all computing companies for develop new software and hardware that works in windows 10, discarting old OS’s that can operate rigth and better than new operating systems; and force the user to update their machine “free” not considering his hardware and how some people have important things in his machine and don’t know how to solve problems easily.

    The problem isn’t the previous Os’s, it’s the planned obsolescence, the desicions that a companie takes (in this case microsoft), and all post like this where the news are paid for create a bad conception of the thinks that we use and works.

    • Akhil G Vithura

      That may be a trick to prompt users to switch to windows 10