Microsoft Apparently Ramping Up Heavy-Handed Tactics To Force Windows 10 Migrations

Windows may be refusing to update on Kaby Lake or Ryzen systems, but the exact situation is unclear. If you've installed a pre-Windows 10 OS to one of these products and attempted to update it, was it successful? Drop in and let us know. The post Microsoft may be blocking Windows 7, 8.1 updates on new Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Ryzen systems appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Vulkan Multi-GPU Support Held Hostage By Microsoft As Windows 10-Only Affair

If you are a gamer that is still getting by with Windows 8.1 or even Windows 7 as your primary operating system of choice, there are a number of storms that are brewing to rain on your parade. ...

Fri 17 Mar 17 from HotHardware

?Windows 7 and 8.1 updates coming to an end (for new Windows computers) - CNET

If you're thinking of getting a brand-new Windows computer with the newest chips, be ready to have it run Windows 10.

Fri 17 Mar 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Microsoft may be blocking Windows 7, 8.1 updates on new Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Ryzen systems

Windows may be refusing to update on Kaby Lake or Ryzen systems, but the exact situation is unclear. If you've installed a pre-Windows 10 OS to one of these products and attempted to update ...

Fri 17 Mar 17 from Extremetech

Blocking Windows 7, 8.1 updates for Kaby Lake, Ryzen chips appears imminent

It looks like a policy announced a year ago is going to kick in.

Thu 16 Mar 17 from Arstechnica

Microsoft now blocks Windows 7 and 8.1 updates on Kaby Lake, Ryzen systems

Despite Microsoft, Intel and AMD all stating that current generation processor platforms, namely Intel Kaby Lake and AMD Ryzen, are not supported on operating systems earlier than Windows 10, ...

Thu 16 Mar 17 from Techspot

Microsoft Disables Windows Updates For Ryzen And Kaby Lake PCs Running Windows 7/8.1

When it comes to supporting legacy operating systems on new hardware, Microsoft has just unleashed the mother of all nuclear options. We already knew that Microsoft and its hardware partners ...

Thu 16 Mar 17 from HotHardware

Microsoft to make Windows 10 compulsory for new Kaby Lake and Ryzen CPUs?

Yet another push from Microsoft to force users into upgrading to Windows 10?

Fri 17 Mar 17 from Techradar

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