The updates for the system will cease to exit within a year.
Microsoft has announced the official date of the full end support for the popular Windows 7 operating system. According to the announcement Microsoft free security updates for Windows will cease to be after January 14, 2020.
Since January 14, 2020 for Windows 7 will no longer get the free security updates that address various vulnerabilities. Microsoft has hinted that users are recommended to upgrade to Windows 10, in which all subsequent vulnerabilities and deficiencies will be promptly addressed.
Microsoft stressed that users should not worry about the possibility of Windows 7 activation. To activate the operating system, for example, after reinstallation, will work without any problems.
At the end of 2018 Windows 7 operating system was second in popularity among Windows. According to statistics from NetMarketShare, Windows 7 is running 37% of the computers.