Besides cumulative updates, Microsoft today released its monthly rollup updates for Windows 8.1 and Windows 7. Traditionally, there are monthly rollup updates and a security-only updates. The latter ones need to be installed manually when needed, while the rollup package gets installed automatically via the Windows Update.
Microsoft has issued a new patch for Windows 7 to address the wallpaper bug. The package KB4539602 is available to all Windows 7 users despite the fact that it has reached the end of support.
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.
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.
Microsoft is no longer supporting Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7. This means that the browser will not receive updates, even for critical vulnerabilities. IE11 is superseded by Microsoft Edge Chromium, which is available for Windows 7 as well.
Today is January 14, 2020, so Windows 7 has reached its end of support. This OS will no longer receive security and quality updates, making it unsecure for inexperienced users.
Microsoft has revealed that their freeware security solution, Microsoft Security Essentials, will be no longer supported after January 14, 2020.
How to Disable Your Windows 7 PC is Out of Support Full Screen Nag
Microsoft is rolling out a new change for Windows 7 users. As you may remember, Microsoft will stop supporting it on January 14, 2020. So, the OS will show a full screen nag that notifies the user to move on to Windows 10. If you are not happy to see it, here is how to disable it. Thankfully, it is very easy.