Windows 7/8 support ends in January 2023. Microsoft has announced that Edge browser also will end support for Windows 7 and Windows 8 in mid-January. Not only is this for operating system security patches but also Microsoft Edge Webview2, which is Edge's rendering engine to embed webpages in non-Edge apps. The end-of-support date for Edge coincides with the end of security update support for both Windows 7 and Windows 8 on January 10.
Back in 2020 windows announced that windows 7 was reaching end of life, but offered a 3 year package to continue to receive windows 7 security updates. This is also ending January 10th 2023 along with windows 8.
Edge will continue to run on later releases of Windows 10 and Windows 11. We recommend updating to these later version to receive the latest Windows security updates and to keep yourself protected.
At Beringer, we understand the latest updates and trends across Microsoft's product lineup. Reach out to our team if you have concerns or questions about how the end of support for Windows 7, Windows 8 or Microsoft Edge browser on these operating systems will affect functionality of your key business applications.
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