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Thursday, 16 March 2017

Microsoft is Going to Block Windows Updates for Kaby Lake and AMD Processor

Blocking Windows 7, 8.1 updates for Kaby Lake, Ryzen chips seems up and coming .


An as of late distributed Knowledge Base article recommends that Microsoft will square Windows Updates for proprietors of the most recent Intel and AMD processors in the event that they attempt to run Windows 7 or 8.1.

A year ago, Microsoft reported a move in the way it would bolster Windows. Going ahead, new processors, including Intel's Kaby Lake and AMD's as of late discharged Ryzen, would require the most up to date form of Windows. Clients of Windows 7 and 8.1 would be stuck between a rock and a hard place, with Microsoft having no arrangements to bolster the new chips on the old working frameworks.

Skylake was initially going to be incorporated into this approach, as well, yet Microsoft somewhat yielded, changing rather to an arrangement of giving just security fixes to Skylake frameworks running Windows 7 and 8.1. This has no down to earth effect for Windows 7, since that is in amplified bolster as of now. Programming in augmented bolster just gets security fixes, and Windows 7 will keep on doing so until 2020. On a basic level it implies that Windows 8.1 clients may pass up a great opportunity. That working framework is in standard support until January 2018, and amid standard bolster Microsoft can conceivably convey highlight changes and other non-security refreshes. By and by, this is improbable; Windows 10 is the main working framework getting any significant element advancement now, with Windows 8.1 just prone to get security fixes from now until its end of support in 2023 at any rate.

To some degree shockingly, it looks as though Microsoft is going to effectively authorize this limitation for Kaby Lake and Ryzen processors. Instead of insignificant favorable disregard (not effectively testing new fixes on the new processors, however not preventing anybody from hitting Windows Update and introducing them), the Knowledge Base article would recommend that Microsoft plans to actualize a hard square, with Windows Update totally closing out these new processors. This doesn't appear to have produced results at this time, and the current week's Patch Tuesday refreshes appear to download and take a shot at Ryzen and Kaby Lake frameworks. The presence of the KB article, be that as it may, recommends that it won't be long until that progressions.

Utilizing Windows 7 on these most recent frameworks is as of now clumsy by and large; the working framework has no inherent support for USB 3 or NVMe. While neither one of the hurdles is inconceivable, both can bring about cerebral pains amid establishment. Introducing on Windows 8.1, nonetheless, is moderately smooth cruising, and with Kaby Lake's mind-boggling likeness to Skylake, dropping backing feels rather pointless.

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