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Windows 7 End of Life

Microsoft has announced the retirement of support for the Windows 7 operating system (OS). The retirement began on January 14th, 2020, and will end January 10th, 2023.

How are you affected on Jan 10, 2023?
- Windows 7 Operating systems will no longer receive security updates from Microsoft.
- Windows 7 Operating systems and your data are at increased risk of vulnerabilities.
- Windows 7 Operating systems may still work with existing programs and hardware but may not perform as expected if programs or hardware are updated.

What should I do?
- Upgrade Windows 7 Operating systems to latest version of Windows 10 or Windows 11.

If you have any question, please contact the IT Helpdesk at or 405-744-4357.
Campuses Affected:
  • OSU-Stillwater
  • OSU-Tulsa
  • OSU Center for Health Services
  • OSU-Institute of Technology
  • OSU-Oklahoma City
  • Connors State College
  • Langston University
  • Panhandle State University
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A & M
  • Northern Oklahoma College at Stillwater
  • Services Affected:
    Microsoft Windows 7
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