Windows 7 End of Life

Issue/Question

My computer is displaying a message stating the support for Windows 7 is nearing the end, what does this mean?

Environment

  • Windows 7

Cause

January 14, 2020, is the last day Microsoft will offer security updates and technical support for computers running Windows 7.

Microsoft will push notifications to Windows 7 systems beginning 3/27/2019 to alert users to update their computers. Over time, all WKU-owned computers running Windows 7 will need to upgrade or be replaced. 

Resolution

To have your computer upgraded to a newer Operating System, please contact the ITS Service Desk or submit a service request.

Details

Article ID: 3242
Created
Thu 3/21/19 10:36 AM
Modified
Thu 11/19/20 10:31 AM