Windows 7 Will Show Desktop Notifications to Recommend Windows 10 Upgrades
Windows 7 will begin displaying notifications on the desktop in order to let users know that support for this OS version comes to an end in January 2020.
Microsoft wants the world to be fully prepared for the Windows 7 end of support, especially because the 2009 operating system remains the second most popular desktop platform at the moment.
The notifications will show up the first time next month and Microsoft describes them as “courtesy reminders” that you’ll be able to block if you find them annoying.
“This is a courtesy reminder that you can expect to see a handful of times in 2019. By starting the reminders now, our hope is that you have time to plan and prepare for this transition. These notifications are designed to help provide information only,” Matt Barlow, Corporate Vice President, Windows, says.
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