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Instead they should see this for what it is - a desperate attempt by the company to push users to Windows 10 after the infamous nagging stopped. Again technically that’s true but it’s true of almost anything (you drive a car ‘at your own risk, at your own peril’).Just two years earlier Microsoft gushed security could be found in "a modern operating system like Windows 7 or Windows 8 that have a decade of evolved security mitigations built in."Why?Here's how to set it up: Note: If you use your Linux distribution's packaged version of Firefox, you will need to wait for an updated package to be released to its package repository.This article only applies if you installed Firefox manually (without using your distribution's package manager).Important: If the update didn't start, didn't complete or there was some other problem, you can go to the Systems & Languages page to download and install the latest version of Firefox for your system and language or you can use this download link (see Alice Wyman, Chris Ilias, kbrosnan, Cheng Wang, Kadir Topal, Michele Rodaro, Michael Verdi, scoobidiver, rgnjilx, Swarnava Sengupta, fredy, ideato, user669794, Sourav Lahoti, Wesley Branton, Lan, Joni, Talking Firefox, Ömer Timur, khdzstudio, Random121.
on the official Microsoft Newsroom, the company has warned Windows 7 users the ageing platform suffers from a number of serious failings including security deficiencies and hardware restrictions while reiterating all support for the platform is ending. The Microsoft post (originally written in German) goes into more detail actively attacking Windows 7 for its "long-outdated security architectures" and warning any users and businesses who are running that they are more susceptible to cyber attacks.We are more than happy to work with them on a resolution. Please follow these steps:1) Open Avast2) Choose "Settings"3) click on "Troubleshooting" 4) Uncheck "Enable Avast self-defense module"5) Reboot Kind Regards Stephen I use Avast but still have an older version of the software installed.Not sure why I was not notified of the newer version.As such this impatience and foot stamping only makes Microsoft’s new blog post all the more unpalatable.
Yes some of what Microsoft is saying is ‘technically true’, but the reality is it’s disingenuous and irresponsible fear mongering written primarily to further its own ambitions following the mixed response to Windows 10.Just two years earlier Microsoft gushed security could be found in "a modern operating system like Windows 7 or Windows 8 that have a decade of evolved security mitigations built in."Why?