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Microsoft Windows 7 End of Life and Netsweeper


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. 


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