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Re: New Windows 7 Bug a Real Turnoff
Posted by: Jack M. Germain 2020-02-11 07:39:15
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For the second time since Windows 7 reached the end of support, a bug is causing trouble for users still clinging to the OS. The first bug, related to setting a wallpaper image, turned desktops black. This new bug prevents Windows 7 users from shutting down or rebooting their computers. Microsoft's Windows 7 support now is limited to eligible paid plans. Only commercial customers paying for extended support get fixes for Windows 7 problems. However, the company relented last month and released a patch to fix the black screen issue.

Re: New Windows 7 Bug a Real Turnoff
Posted by: jymm 2020-02-25 03:15:20 In reply to: Jack M. Germain
Forced obsolescence? Seems MS wants you to move on, soon,
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