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Microsoft Offers Free Windows 7 Security Updates for 2020 US Elections


Windows 7 reaches "end of life" on January 14, meaning Microsoft stops free technical support and producing "patches" to fix software vulnerabilities.

  • Windows 7 reaches its "end of life" on January 14
  • Microsoft will stop providing free tech support, updates then
  • It has now announced security updates beyond that date for US elections

Microsoft said Friday it will offer free security updates through the 2020 election in the United States — and in other interested democratic countries with national elections next year — for federally certified voting systems running on soon-to-be-outdated Windows 7 software.

An Associated Press analysis previously found that the ...


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