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Windows 7 mainstream support ends

Windows 7 mainstream support ends

 

Microsoft will end mainstream support for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 on January 13. Find out what that means for you.

 

For corporate users, it’s business as usual.

For home users, free online and phone support are disappearing. Microsoft stopped distributing new licenses to manufacturers and vendors in October 2014, so don’t expect to see many more new PCs preinstalled with Windows 7 Home Basic, Home Premium, or Ultimate.