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New processors are now blocked from receiving updates on old Windows


"We knew Microsoft was planning to block installation of Windows 7 and 8.1 updates on systems with Intel 7th Generation Core processors (more memorably known as Kaby Lake) and AMD Ryzen systems; we just weren't sure when. Now, the answer appears to be "this month." Users of new processors running old versions of Windows are reporting that their updates are being blocked. The block means that systems using these processors are no longer receiving security updates."

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/04/new-processors-are-now-blocked-from-receiving-updates-on-old-windows/
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Re: New processors are now blocked from receiving updates on old Windows
« Reply #1 on: 14 April, 2017, 03:47:41 AM »
Just one more reason to despise Microsoft and Windows 10.
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