Windows 7 SP1 support notification

Summary

After 10 years of servicing, January 14, 2020 is the last day Microsoft will offer security updates for computers running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1). This update enables reminders about Windows 7 end of support. More information about Windows 7 end of support can be found at www.microsoft.com/windows7 or you can review the frequently asked questions to learn more about these notifications.

How to get this update

Windows Update

This update is available through Windows Update. If automatic updates are enabled, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, see Windows Update: FAQ.

Note for organizations

This update is not applicable for devices in managed organizations. More specifically, this update will not install on devices running Professional and Enterprise editions of Windows 7 and Windows Server products.  For more information about a similar update applicable to Windows 7 Professional, see KB 4524752.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to apply this update.

Restart information

You don't have to restart your computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update doesn't replace a previously released update.

References

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