Windows 7 time is nigh

46er

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Received a pop-up from MS when I started IE11. Don't know why it came thru that. Not so sure about that 'we are here to help' comment. I stuck with XP till the bitter end and will do the same with 7. Soon there will be 2 Old #7's ;)

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-7-end-of-life-support-information?OCID=win7_app_omc_win

Support for Windows 7 is nearing the end
After 10 years, support for Windows 7 is coming to an end on January 14, 2020. We know change can be difficult, so we are here to help you with recommendations for what to do next and to answer questions about end of support.
 

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I read an article a couple months ago that said Microsoft was going to start pushing out those warnings. But (so far) I guess they are only doing it through IE. Have been using my Windows 7 Pro system all day today and have not seen it yet in Firefox, Chrome, or anywhere else.
 

enormiss

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I upgraded to 10 while they were doing it for free awhile back. It's on an old laptop that's hardly ever used but I'm not comfortable without something running windows. Once in awhile I find it necessary or easier to use it.
 

46er

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I read an article a couple months ago that said Microsoft was going to start pushing out those warnings. But (so far) I guess they are only doing it through IE. Have been using my Windows 7 Pro system all day today and have not seen it yet in Firefox, Chrome, or anywhere else.
Also began getting a message about IE11 settings. Both may have come with the latest update. When I have some time I will revert back and see if they go away.