Last December, a Microsoft executive apologized for the aggressive and sometimes questionable tactics the company employed to get users to upgrade from previous operating systems to Windows 10. Now the company gives its Windows 10 initiative another push by claiming that Windows 7 is already a relic and is therefore unsafe to use.
Windows 7 Countdown
The latest salvo was fired from Microsoft’s German subsidiary, which released a statement this week, marking Jan. 14 the beginning of what the company calls a milestone. The date has begun the three-year countdown to Jan. 14, 2020 when Microsoft said it will stop developing security updates for Windows 7.