Unofficial Patch Unblocks Windows 7 and 8.1 Updates for Kaby Lake and Ryzen

Many long time Windows users have not been pleased with Microsoft’s decision to block updates to Windows 7 and 8.1 for systems running current and future generations of processors. Intel’s Kaby Lake and AMD’s Ryzen chips are among the first blacklisted casualties of this policy. Microsoft deemed this necessary to improve the deployment

Unofficial Patch Unblocks Windows 7 and 8.1 Updates for Kaby Lake and Ryzen

Microsoft has started disallowing Windows 7 and 8.1 updates on machines running the latest hardware. One developer has had enough, and is releasing a patch to help users get around this artificial ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from Extremetech

User-made patch restores Windows Update for blocked processors

In its drive to have Windows 10 installed on a billion machines, Microsoft has been more than aggressive in its approach to get users to switch from Windows 7 and 8. In fact, the folks in Redmond ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from Techspot

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