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"Your PC is running an outdated version of Windows" notification

Summary
If you have Windows 8 (not updated to Windows 8.1) or Windows 7 without Service Pack 1 (SP1), the following full-screen notification might appear on your computer (depending on the system that you’re using):

Sorry to interrupt, but this is important.

Your PC is running an outdated version of Windows 8




Sorry to interrupt, but this is important.

Your PC is running an outdated version of Windows 7.



These versions of Windows have reached the end of their support period and no longer get security updates. To keep Windows as secure as possible, we recommend that you upgrade to Windows 10. If you choose not to upgrade to Windows 10, you must upgrade to Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 SP1 to continue receiving security updates.
More Information
The current versions of Windows are outlined in the Windows Lifecycle Fact Sheet.

For Windows 8, the current version is Windows 8.1. Support for Windows 8 ended in January, 2016.

For more information about Windows 8.1, go to the following Windows websites:


For Windows 7, the current version is Windows SP1. Support for Windows 7 RTM (without service packs) ended in April, 2013.

For more information about Windows 7, go to the following Windows website:


For more information about how to upgrade to Windows 10, go to the following Windows websites:

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Article ID: 3163589 - Last Review: 06/30/2016 19:16:00 - Revision: 2.0

Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 8

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