Windows 7 Pro Users, Brace Yourselves: EOS Notifications Coming to Your Desktops
With support for Windows 7 coming to an end in January, Microsoft is taking another step to make users aware of the approaching deadline.
Beginning today, the company is showing end-of-support notifications on Windows 7 Pro devices as well, after similar warnings have been displayed on Windows 10 Home since April.
The warning is only aimed at devices that are not domain-joined and is supposed to let users know that upgrading to supported Windows is the only way to continue receiving patches and security improvements.
Moving to Windows 10
On Windows 10 Home, the notifications were powered by update KB4493132 and also came with an option to block them from showing up once again. This makes the process overall less intrusive, albeit some users decided to block the said update altogether to make sure that warnings won’t reach their desktops.
“We are now extending the notifications discussed below to Windows 7 Pro devices to ensure our customers are … (read more)