Washington [US]June 12 (ANI): US know-how multinational Nvidia plans to cease providing assist for Home windows 7, eight and eight.1 later this yr. The drivers shall be obtainable solely for Home windows 10 in October, with solely important safety updates obtainable in Home windows 7, Home windows eight, and Home windows eight.1 till September 2024.
In accordance with The Verge, Microsoft has already eliminated assist for Home windows 7 and Home windows eight, and even prolonged assist for Home windows eight.1 will finish in January 2023.
“The overwhelming majority of our GeForce prospects have migrated to the Home windows 10 working system. To make sure that GeForce house owners expertise the very best safety, assist, and performance, Nvidia will now deal with the Home windows 10 working system,” reads a Nvidia assist notice.
Though there are 1.three billion energetic Home windows 10 units, Home windows 7 remains to be utilized in many elements of the world. Estimates say that Home windows 7 nonetheless accounts for 15 p.c of all variations of Home windows.
Nonetheless, Home windows 10 dominates Steam utilization, accounting for practically 93 p.c with Home windows 7 at slightly below 2 p.c. Microsoft can be anticipated to launch a brand new model of Home windows, in all probability known as Home windows 11, in October.
In accordance with The Verge, the most recent Nvidia driver to formally assist these older variations of Home windows shall be obtainable on August 31, and the October four model would be the first to assist solely Home windows 10. (ANI)
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