Microsoft has released KB5004378 servicing stack update for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.
Hexus published a story that Windows 7 is still the operating system choice of more than a quarter of Windows users.
Windows Central reports that a new bug has been discovered in Windows 7 that prevents people from shutting down their computers.
Microsoft has released a fix for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 to address the black wallpaper issue introduced by a previous update.
Google will continue to fully support Chrome on Windows 7 for a minimum of 18 months from Microsoft’s End of Life date, until at least July 15, 2021.
MakeUseOf published six tips for braving Windows 7 end of life, and how to move forward.
Microsoft has released an update for timezone and DST changes in Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded 8 Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1), Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2), and Windows XP Embedded. This update contains time zone and daylight saving time (DST) changes for Brazil, Morocco, and São Tomé and Príncipe.
With all the recent discussions about the junkware literally infecting new computers it looks like Microsoft is stepping up their game to help Windows 7 users be able to install a clean version of the popular operating system.
It's the end of the first phase of support for Windows 7, as Microsoft's self-imposed deadline to offer mainstream support for the OS ends on Tuesday, January 13. However, the company has pledged to continue to offer extended support for Windows 7 for another five years, until January 14, 2020.
AMD said it misspoke
From tomorrow, it's 8 or 0
Microsoft has announced that it will cease offering most versions of Windows 7 to OEMs on 31 October.
Computerworld reports that Gartner analysts today urged organizations to start planning for the end of Windows 7
Microsoft has issued a list of products that will reach end of support in the second half of 2014 and in the two weeks of January 2015 as part of its routine support lifecycle product database
Microsoft has quietly stopped serving security updates to Internet Explorer 11 on consumer and small business Windows 7 PCs unless the customer has successfully applied a browser update from April
Microsoft has now said it will continue to offer Windows 7 to the Chinese government for their PCs, now that China has banned the use of the Windows 8 operating system on government computers.
You can still buy or build a PC with Windows 7, or possibly downgrade from Windows 8. It just takes a little extra legwork.
A build of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 with Enterprise mode has leaked, and the update could also be officially announced at BUILD that kicks off in early April
If you are a Windows user who does not like Windows 8 for one reason or the other but decided to buy a new PC, it is likely that you picked Windows 7 as your operating system of choice for it
Microsoft has set Oct. 31 as the end of sales of new consumer-grade Windows 7 PCs, but for now has left open the do-not-sell-after-this-date for business machines
Old software (and a $150 discount) is a new feature for 3 desktops, 2 laptops.
How-To Geek posted 5 ways to get Windows 7 on your new PC
As quietly as Microsoft defined the dates it would stop selling Windows 7, over the weekend it revised its end-of-sales deadlines again, saying it had made a mistake
Microsoft has quietly ended retail sales of Windows 7, according to a notice on its website
Microsoft today released Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) for Windows 7, and announced it would soon start pushing it to customers as an automatic update
Microsoft on Friday shipped a toolkit to block Internet Explorer 11 from automatically installing on Windows 7 PCs, a signal that the new browser will release in the next few weeks.
Engadget reports that Internet Explorer 11 is coming to Windows 7
Microsoft has announced that the first service pack for Windows 7 will be now automatically applied to all Windows 7 machines over the coming weeks and you should prepare your computer now
Microsoft has finally released Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) for Windows 7
Microsoft has announced that it will end support for the RTM version of Windows 7 on April 9, 2013, two years after the release of the first service pack for the OS
Microsoft has released tools to block Internet Explorer 10 from automatically reaching corporate PCs running Windows 7
Microsoft is continuing to test privately the last preview build of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 before releasing it to the Web
Microsoft has released Windows Internet Explorer 10 Pre-release for Windows 7
Rob Mauceri, Group Program Manager Internet Explorer posted a new blog entry on the IE Blog that the Windows 7 version of Internet Explorer 10 will be available in November
V3.co.uk published a story that VMware has unveiled its latest platforms for deploying and managing virtual workstations and helping firms finally make the move from Windows XP to Windows 7
Ars Technica posted a story that the European Commission is investigating Microsoft's failure to offer European users of 28 million Windows 7 PCs a choice of Web browsers, which Microsoft is required to do under a December 2009 antitrust agreement.
Microsoft has released a beta of Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Techradar posted a Windows 7 guide
Engadget reports that Microsoft has sold over 600 million Windows 7 licenses
MakeUseOf posted 3 ways to improve the Windows 7 explorer
Microsoft's Windows XP lost a big chunk of usage share last month as users continued to desert the aging operating system for Windows 7.
Howtogeek shows you how to make an USB installation disk for Windows 7
Microsoft has released an update for Windows 7 to optimize the performance of AMD Bulldozer CPUs
ComputerWorld compiled a list of common Windows 7 networking problems and their quick fixes.
The Inquirer reports that Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) web browser has finally overtaken Mozilla's Firefox and Google's Chrome on Windows 7
Techradar posted a tutorial about crating an USB install stick for Windows 7
ComputerWorld posted an article about repairing a corrupt Windows 7 installation
PC Stats takes a look at the performance of AMD FX-8150 Bulldozer under both Windows 8 and Windows 7
MakeUseOf takes a look at 8 hidden tools in Windows 7
The uncertain economy has put a ding in many corporate Windows 7 implementation plans, although a good number of shops plan to keep running XP even after the support deadline passes.