10 December 2019

Microsoft Anivirus for Windows 7 will end!!!

Microsoft Security Essentials is free antivirus for end users and small companies up to 10 computers. 

This publication is intended to inform that support for Microsoft Security Essentials will end 14 January, 2020.

So, if you use legacy software in Window 7 maybe you need to think to change your antivirus or try to move to Windows 10.

What is the Microsoft recommendation?
  • Recommend you move to a Windows 10 PC to continue to receive security updates from Microsoft.
Source: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/14210/security-essentials-download

Some users already receiving a warning about  the ending suport for Microsoft Windows 7. The following image is one of the examples.

Safety is one of the topics that should not be ignored. But unfortunately it is still quite ignored by users that both home and organizational included decision makers and administrators of the organization itself.

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