The Microsoft Windows 7 operating system has passed the following End of Life milestones.
- Mainstream End Date: January 13, 2015
- Extended End Date: January 14, 2020
Please refer to the following Microsoft reference for details: Windows 7 Lifecycle
What does Windows 7 End of Life mean?
Microsoft states on their website "As of January 14, 2020, your computer running Windows 7 will still function but Microsoft will no longer provide the following:"
- Technical support for any issues
- Software updates
- Security updates or fixes
What does Windows 7 End of Life mean for my Netsweeper client software?
Netsweeper Engineering does not develop and test software to run on End of Life operating systems, including Windows 7. As a consequence, any issues that arise with Netsweeper software on Windows 7 can only be supported on a best effort basis.