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Google extends Chrome support to Windows 7

Microsoft has recently declared Windows 7 to be an outdated operating system. However, it is still used by millions of people and businesses around the world. However, under certain special conditions, the price of which is too high, Microsoft still offers security updates.

Indeed, Microsoft wants users to migrate to a newer version of its operating system, Windows 10. And of course, companies that develop applications for the Microsoft system have also started planning for Microsoft support. Windows 7.

In the past, Google revealed that it would no longer support Windows 7 from July 15, 2021. This means that from that date, the search giant’s applications will no longer be supported, and at As such, applications like Google Chrome will no longer receive new versions.

Google Chrome will continue to support Windows 7 until January 2022

Now, given that the adoption of Windows 7 is still very high, the Mountain View giant has announced that it will extend its support for this version of the operating system for another 6 months. In other words, Google Chrome will continue to receive updates on Windows 7 until January 15, 2022.

“Chrome is extending its support for Windows 7 at least until January 15, 2022. This is a 6-month extension from the previously reported date of July 15, 2021,” Google said in its press release.

To explain this decision, Google highlights the data collected by Kantar, a famous analysis company. As shown in the graph above, 21% of companies with a PC fleet running Windows 7 are still migrating to Windows 10. Despite the end of Microsoft support, Windows 7 is proving difficult, however 78% of companies have already switched to Windows 10. Windows 10.

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