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Windows 7: How long will Windows 7 still be available to buy?

2 Weeks Ago   #1
147adelaide

Win7 Enterprise
 
 
How long will Windows 7 still be available to buy?

So you can no longer buy pre-built systems with Windows 7.

But how long will you still be able to buy W7 for, for installation on self-built PCs?

It has support until 2020.

Is W7 still a viable OS choice for new builds in 2017??

I have tried 10 and whilst it is ok on my occasional use laptop, I would still prefer 7 on my next daily driver.

What do you think?


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2 Weeks Ago   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
I still have one 7 pro oem/ system builder unused it is viable for as long as I believe it to be forget the date in which I decide to install it
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2 Weeks Ago   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

My beliefs are that if you find a proper seller that has Windows 7 with the proper matching COA key you can still buy Windows 7. I have a computer shop in town that searches many warehouses to find Windows 7. Microsoft no longer sells Windows 7.
I also have a unopened Windows 7/64 Pro tucked away for a future build.
The last time I checked, the warehouses only had Windows 7 Pro.

Now if one wants a corrupt, illegal bad copy of Windows 7, they are all over the internet.
So buyer beware.
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2 Weeks Ago   #4
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Now if one wants a corrupt, illegal bad copy of Windows 7, they are all over the internet.
So buyer beware.
Even so, it's still likely to be superior to "Genuine W10 from MS".

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2 Weeks Ago   #5
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP
 
 

There are rumors that Win 7 wont work on new CPUs or 200 chipset. I have a gen 6 (skylake) with a Z170 chipset and it works fine.
I saw win7 Pro OEM for sale at Brooklyn Micro Center - Micro Center - Computers, Electronics, Computer Parts, Networking, Gaming, Software, and more!
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2 Weeks Ago   #6
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Windows 7 is great

The only version left on Newegg is oem Pro 64 bit, which is fine.

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit-Newegg.com
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