Windows 7 and 8.1 updates will not support new hardware

By 21st March 2017Uncategorised

If you’re thinking of getting a new computer but downgrading to Windows 7 or 8.1 then you’re in for a surprise. Although Microsoft do release updates for these operating systems, they only successfully work on older hardware. If a newer processor is detected for example, then the update will fail to install.

Microsoft is still continueing to support Windows 7 up until 2020, however the updates only work on older hardware.

https://www.cnet.com/news/new-windows-hardware-not-receiving-windows-7-windows-8-updates/