Microsoft company announced the completion of the main supporting one of the most famous operating systems. Users will no longer receive security updates, fixes errors in the magnitude of primary care.
The main help lose several versions of the "sevens": "Home basic", "Home premium", "Corporate", "Maximum", "Start" and "Professional". The support includes security updates, different patches, combing mistakes, change your appearance and the list of capabilities of the system.
After the expiration of the main support remains extended, which, despite the title, is presumably limited version of the main. It includes security updates and commercial support. This means that users will only receive major updates of the system, combing critical misses, but no other updates. Extended support will continue until January 14, 2020.
Except for "seven", the main support lose users Windows Server 2008 and Windows Storage Server 2008, and later in early July 2015 expires extended support Windows Server 2003. Cessation support should encourage users to buy new versions of operating systems such as Windows 8.1, and Windows Vista 10.
Directly on the official website of Microsoft support in place for notes, the company provides a hyperlink with the words "Buy Windows 8 now!". And yet the latest version of the operating system has been controversial users, many of whom chose to remain on "the seven". From the number of domestic users of the web Windows 7 is 2nd in popularity after Android.