Naturally when things are this complicated, they can go wrong—really wrong.
And why in the world are there critical systems still running Windows XP? Patching, as with most of information security, is subject to the whims, politics, and priorities of human decision-makers.
After July 29, Windows 7 and 8.1 users will no longer be eligible to upgrade to Windows 10 for free.
If you’ve decided that you don’t want to upgrade to Windows 10, no matter what, you can ignore the warnings from Microsoft and stay on your current operating system (OS). Let’s take a quick look at what will happen to the various flavors of Windows after the end of July.
In case you’re not sure, check which version of Windows you’re running before we start, so you’ll know which section applies to you. You’re already running Microsoft’s latest and greatest OS.
According to them, Windows 10 will be the last version of Windows BASH shell, complete with a Linux sub-system, is coming to Windows 10 with the Anniversary Update this summer.
Have you ever been in the annoying situation that you try to update your Windows XP using Microsoft Update only to discover that for some reason it’s not classing your Windows as genuine?