Category Archives: Windows 7

Microsoft reminds Windows 7 customers to purchase the second year of ESU coverage

Microsoft reminds Windows 7 customers to purchase the second year of ESU coverage

Microsoft had discontinued Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 on January 14, 2020. All SKUs no longer receive updates, except for those customers who purchased Extended Security Updates (ESU). The ESU offer has been available in the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC) since April 1, 2019. Microsoft sells ESU in specific 12-month periods, so it is the right moment to pay for the year two.

Fix You don’t Have Permission to Shutdown This Computer in Windows 7

Fix You don’t Have Permission to Shutdown This Computer in Windows 7

How to Fix You don't Have Permission to Shutdown This Computer the Windows 7 bug

As you may remember, there was a bug in the latest (and last) Windows 7 update KB4534310 that was causing a black screen instead of the wallpaper set by the user. It looks like that's not the only Windows 7 bug that was delivered along with the patch.

Fix Black Windows 7 Wallpaper After Installing KB4534310

Fix Black Windows 7 Wallpaper After Installing KB4534310

How to Fix Black Windows 7 Wallpaper After Installing KB4534310

Microsoft has recently released a security patch KB4534310 for Windows 7, included to January Patch Tuesday. Unfortunately, the cumulative update KB4534310, and its security-only counterpart KB4534314 also deliver a bug to the OS, making the desktop wallpaper black for many users.