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Google extends Chrome support on Windows 7 till January 15, 2022

Google extends Windows 7 support by 6 months. The company said that many IT companies have not switched to Windows 10 yet, and use Windows 7 on many devices.

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The Windows 7 operating system is not officially supported by Microsoft since January 2020.  Initially, Google was about to discontinue Chrome on Windows 7 on July 15, 2021. However, this has changed. The company cites the ongoing pandemic as a possible reason of why the companies aren't able to drop Windows 7 and go with Windows 10. Also, their continue to receive updates for Windows 7 via a paid ESU subscription.

In light these current events, the company has decided to postpone the end-of-support date for Chrome on Windows 7 by six months - to January 15, 2022.

Google has determined that 21 percent of companies are currently migrating to Windows 10, while at 78% have already been done that. Only one percent of the enterprise customers has not yet started the changeover.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

4 thoughts on “Google extends Chrome support on Windows 7 till January 15, 2022”

  1. Google Chrome support for Windows 7 got another extension until Jan. 15, 2023:
    support.google.com/chrome/a/answer/7100626?hl=en

    “Important: Chrome is extending support for Windows 7 through January 15, 2023 for critical security and stability updates.”

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