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  • Microsoft will continue supporting Chredge (the Chromium-based version of Edge) on Windows 7 at least until July 15, 2021

    Posted on April 11th, 2020 at 16:44 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    No security patches for Win7, unless you pay extra, but you can keep Chredge up to date:

    We will continue to support Microsoft Edge on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 until July 15, 2021. These operating systems are out of support and Microsoft recommends you move to a supported operating system such as Windows 10. While Microsoft Edge helps keep you more secure on the web, your PC may still be vulnerable to security risks. In order for IE mode to be supported on these operating systems the devices will need to have the Extended Security Updates for Windows 7. Without the Windows 7 Extended Security updates Internet Explorer functionality will be vulnerable to security risks. Additionally, IE mode functionality may cease to work without the continued servicing through the extended security updates.