Microsoft to only support Windows 10 on Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Bristol Ridge, Snapdragon 820
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Windows 7, 8, 8.1 updates for Skylake systems to end on July 17, 2017

In a rather authoritarian, sweeping effort to increase its worldwide Windows 10 install base, Microsoft has announced it will end support for operating systems older than Windows 10 on newer chipset platforms, including Intel’s Skylake, in a year and a half from now, and that Windows 10 will be the only supported Windows OS on new chipset platforms going forward in 2016.

Microsoft spreads FUD about Windows 7
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Upgrade or Yog-Sothoth will eat your soul

Software giant Microsoft is getting so desperate to have its users upgrade to Windows 10 it has started spreading FUD about its own Windows 7 operating system.

Microsoft raises the upgrade pressure
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But not on me

I am getting slightly annoyed. Why am I the only person in the world who is not being nagged my Microsoft to upgrade to Windows 10.

Windows 10 will be the biggest OS ever
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Maybe Apple will support it

Beancounters at analyst outfit Gartner have decided that Windows 10 will eventually be the most successful of Redmond's creations.

Windows 7 PRO reprieved until October
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Windows 8.1 too

Windows 10 now has 120 million activations thanks mostly to the fact that Microsoft is offering for free to Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users. Now Redmond has told its OEM chums they need to prepare to stop selling Windows 7 Professional from October 31 2016.

Don't upgrade to Windows 10 warns Sony
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Still half baked. 

Sony has warned owners of its Vaio systems not to upgrade to Windows 10 yet.

Our Windows 10 upgrade worked after third attempt
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Need to do the indexing again

Our windows 10 upgrade story has a happy end but but businesses be warned. 

World's leading operating system is Windows 7
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Looks like that tablet idea was really daft

The world's most popular operating system is still Windows 7, as Microsoft really regrets wasting its time with a tablet interface in Windows 8.

Microsoft brings key feature back for Windows 10
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The most important one

Microsoft has done a significant u-turn and bought back one of the most popular Windows features for Windows 10.

Apple expels Windows 7 from garden of earthy delights
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Lost the business case 

Fruity cargo cult Apple has decided that Microsoft's venerable Windows 7 needs to be expelled from its walled garden of earthly delights.